Love cafés, parks, and lake views? Get away to Central District!

Explore the family-friendly area of Central District—lake views, shopping, and popular sights from Taichung Park to Zhonghua Night Market.

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Top Hotels in Central District

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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53 Hotel
3.5 out of 5
No.27, Zhongshan Rd., Central Dist., Taichung
$42/night
Aug 27 - Aug 28
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,477 reviews)

Located in Central District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park, Liuchuan Riverside Walk, and Taichung Park. ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,477 reviews)

"It’s an excellent hotel. The room is spacious and very clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend my friends to stay here when visiting TaiChung."…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

53 Hotel
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1969 Blue Sky Hotel
3.5 out of 5
No. 38, Shifu Rd, Central District, Taichung
$54/night
Aug 29 - Aug 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (719 reviews)

Located in Central District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Taichung City Hall and Taichung Park. National Museum of Natural Science and Paochueh Temple ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (719 reviews)

"Very stylish decorations, nice staff and breakfast, comfortable bed"…"

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019

1969 Blue Sky Hotel
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Chance Hotel Taichung
3 out of 5
No.163, Jianguo Rd., Central Dist., Taichung
$22/night
Sep 2 - Sep 3
4/5Very Good! (1,642 reviews)

Located in Central District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Green River Waterfront Corridor, Taichung Park, and Taichung City Hall. National Museum ...

4/5Very Good! (1,642 reviews)

"Good place to stay. Near to station and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Chance Hotel Taichung
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Petrichor Hotel
3.5 out of 5
No.66, Shifu Rd., Central Dist., Taichung
$47/night
Aug 26 - Aug 27
4.4/5Wonderful! (240 reviews)

Located in Central District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Taichung City Hall, Green River Waterfront Corridor, and Liuchuan Riverside Walk. Taichung ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (240 reviews)

"Very nice design and very clean. Friendly staff. Hotel location close to local attractions."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Petrichor Hotel
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The Cloud Hotel
3.5 out of 5
No.36, Gongyuan Rd., Central District, Taichung
$30/night
Aug 27 - Aug 28
4.2/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

Located in Central District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Zhonghua Night Market and Taichung Park. National Museum of Natural Science and Taichung ...

4.2/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"1. Bad soundproofing 2. The strong smell of cigarette smoke whenever we enter the room, as if someone has been smoking during our absence."…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

The Cloud Hotel
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Butler Hotel (Former Plaza Hotel)
3.5 out of 5
180, Jianguo Road, Zhong District, Taichung
$41/night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.2/5Very Good! (1,274 reviews)

Located in Central District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Green River Waterfront Corridor, Taichung Park, and Taichung City Hall. National Museum ...

4.2/5Very Good! (1,274 reviews)

"Safe and secure environment. Convenient location, train stations and bus station there is also a shopping mall not too far away."…"

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Butler Hotel (Former Plaza Hotel)

Popular things to do in Central District

Taichung Park
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Taichung Park

Spend a few peaceful hours in this attractive green space, home to a lake and one of Taichung’s most well-known landmarks.

Zhonghua Night Market
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Zhonghua Night Market

Go on a culinary adventure, sampling traditional Taiwanese snacks and exotic local specialties at this large and lively street market.

National Museum of Natural Science
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National Museum of Natural Science

From the creation of planets and the dinosaur age to the workings of the human body and modern discoveries, this multi-venue complex explores the wonders of science.

Paochueh Temple
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Paochueh Temple

Marvel at religious statues, including the giant figure of a laughing Buddha when you walk through this prominent temple complex.

Fengjia Night Market
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Fengjia Night Market

You can browse for souvenirs with a trip to Fengjia Night Market, a favorite shopping spot in Taichung. While in this walkable area, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.

Rainbow Village
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Rainbow Village

You can search for that perfect souvenir when you visit Rainbow Village, a popular shopping spot in Taichung. While in this walkable area, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.

Top activities in Central District

4-Day Excursion to Central & Southern Taiwan
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4-Day Excursion to Central & Southern Taiwan

$483

Discover the best of Taiwan's central and southern regions on this 4-day tour from Taipei. Marvel at the natural wonders of Sun Moon Lake and Kenting National Park. Explore the townships of Lukang, Puli, and Kaohsiung.

Guided Full-Day Tour of Enchanting Taichung City
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Guided Full-Day Tour of Enchanting Taichung City

$57

Unlock the secrets of Taichung—an enchanting international city in central Taiwan. Treat yourself to a full-day tour to discover Taichung's most impressive attractions with stops at Xinshe Castle, an organic farm and lavender forest, enthralling Creativity Park, and the lovely Gaomei Wetlands.

Vacation Photographer in Taiwan
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Vacation Photographer in Taiwan

$31

Book a private professional photographer for a family trip, destination wedding, secret proposal or just a great day. Prices start at 8.

Miyahara, Rainbow Village, Gaomei Wetland Tour from Taichung
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Miyahara, Rainbow Village, Gaomei Wetland Tour from Taichung

$49

Get away from your daily routine and visit brand new stunning places in Taiwan. Our first visit is Miyahara Ice Cream. It was the largest ophthalmology clinic in Taichung during the Japanese colonial period. Now, it is a restaurant with the same great architecture as it was.

Rainbow Village & Gaomei Wetlands Half Day Tour
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Rainbow Village & Gaomei Wetlands Half Day Tour

$34

Get away from your daily routine and visit brand new stunning places in Taiwan. Our first visit is Taichung Metropolitan Opera House, a 21st century cultural facility that is not only a new landmark in the city, but also represents a cultural step forward.

Private Tour: Enjoy Taichung Highlight Attractions In Day Tour
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Private Tour: Enjoy Taichung Highlight Attractions In Day Tour

$165

In this tour you will enjoy Taichung fascinating and full of fun. Here is a suggested itinerary, but we are always able to adjust it to your personal preference. Meet your tour guide at your Taichung hotel lobby.

Other neighborhoods in Taichung

Xitun District
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Xitun District

Shopping, Family-Friendly, Skyscrapers

Xitun District is known for its popular shops, and with sights like Fengjia Night Market and National Taichung Theater, you won't get bored spending a day wandering around this part of Taichung.

North District
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North District

Family-Friendly, Skyscrapers, Shopping

North District is noteworthy for its shopping, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Paochueh Temple and Chungyo Department Store.

West District
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West District

Family-Friendly, Shopping, Skyscrapers

Unique features of West District include the shopping and museums. Make a stop by Taichung City Hall or National Museum of Fine Arts while you're exploring the area.

Dongshi District
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Dongshi District

Natural Parks

Travelers like the parks in Dongshi District, and Dongshi Forest Garden is a top attraction you might want to visit.

Xinshe
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Xinshe

Natural Parks

Travelers like the parks in Xinshe, and XinShe Castle is a top attraction you might want to visit.