Taipei、Tainan、Kaohsiung

 

     If you want to travel around the west coast, we highly recommend you to take bus rather then train because it’s faster, cheaper and more comfortable.

     What’s more, Lane62 Hostel is close to the bus station!!

 

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take eastbound BRT 300-308 about 10 mins to Fu-An station, go backward about 100 meters to Ubus Transport for a transfer.

 

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take eastbound BRT 300-308 about 15 mins to Maple Valley Park station, turn right to Kuo-Kuang Motor Transport, Ubus, Ho-Shin Bus for a transfer. 

Cingjing Farm

Escape from the city at this popular tourist attraction in Nantou County. Here you’ll find scenic landscapes from atop the mountains. In the grasslands, you can feed the herds of sheep or watch the shearing demonstrations. The high altitude brings cool weather in the summer and even snow in the winter. Should you decide to extend your stay, there several B&Bs nearby.

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take eastbound  BRT 300-308 to Taichung Veterans General Hospital / Tunghai University Station, and take CTBus 161 to Taichung High Speed Railway Station. Take Kuo-Kuang Bus from Taichung to Puli. Then, take Nantou Bus for route Song’gang-Cuifeng, get off at Cingjing Farm station. 

Lukang

 

Only an hour away from Lane62, the lantern-lined Lukang Township in Changhua offers the essence of Taiwan’s history to its visitors. Popular sights include the Longshan Temple, the first Buddhist temple in Taiwan, and the Lukang Old Street, where you can find traditional Taiwanese seafood dishes and handicrafts.

 

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take eastbound BRT 300-308 to Shin Kong Mitsubishi Station. From there take to 9018 bus to Lukang station (The bus station is across the street from the train station), and you have arrived in Lukang.

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take any eastbound BRT bus to Tunghai University Station. Then take CTBus 161 bus to Taichung High Speed Railway Station, then transfer to Taiwan Trip e-bus to Changhua Bus Lukang Station.

Gao-mei wetland

 

A must see during your stay in Taichung. Located along the coast, the wetlands are shallow enough to enjoy the gorgeous sunset while in the water. Grab some friends, eat some street food on the pier, and get ready for a photoshoot.

 

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take westbound BRT 305 to Cingshuei Station, then transfer to CTBus 178 or 179 to Gao-mei wetland.​

Sun Moon Lake

One of the country’s most attractive destinations is just a day trip from Taichung. Learn about the island’s aboriginal culture and taste their traditional dishes or rent a bike for a ride around the lake. You can also take a boat to a small inner island or enjoy the view from the cable cars. Both hotels and hostels are located around the lake.

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take any eastbound BRT bus to Tunghai University Station, then transfer to CTBus 161 to Taichung High Speed Railway Station, then take Taiwan Trip e-bus to Sun Moon Lake  (about 2 hours).

Yizhong Street Business District

 

Conveniently located near the bus stop, this shopping center is the go-to place for clothes and accessories. Later in the evening, the food vendors open their stalls, and the locals flock for tasty street food and great bargains.

 

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take eastbound BRT 301, 303, 304, 307 or 308 to NTCUST station, then walk to Yizhong Street Business District. (Approx. 70 min. total)

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take eastbound BRT 300-308 to National Museum of Natural Science Station, then transfer to CTBus159 bus to Taichung 1st H.S. stop (Approx. 50 min. total)

Feng Chia Night Market

 

The epitome of the Taiwanese night market. Here you’ll find the delicious street foods that brings in crowds of people. Try the da chang bao xiao chang (sausage in sticky rice) and ji pai (fried chicken breast.) 

One of the most famous night markets in Taichung. The snacks in the night market will make you drool. The clothing is unique and fairly priced. 

 

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take 28 bus on the opposite side of 7-11 to Fengchia University stop

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take BRT 300-308 to Maple Valley Park Station, then cross the road turn to 5 bus to Fengchia University stop

CMP Block Museum of Art / Calligraphy Greenway

Lined with cute coffee shops and cafes, Calligraphy Greenway hosts many artisans who sell their crafts as well as entertainers who perform on the weekends. The CMP Block Museum consists of 7500 square meters of street blocks and encourages viewers to interact with the exhibitions. Along with the outdoor pieces, old school buildings have been renovated to create an indoor exhibition. Note: the museum is closed on Mondays.

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take BRT 300-308 to National Museum of Natural Science Station

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts

The NTMoFA showcases modern artists from around the world. This 3 story museum hosts the National Art Exhibition twice a year. In these exhibits, you can view a variety of artistic styles, from traditional seal carving and calligraphy to new technology media and everything in between. 

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take BRT 300-308 to Tunghai University Station, then take 75 bus to National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (about 50 mins total)

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take BRT 300-308 to National Museum of Natural Science Station, then turn right at the intersection and walk through the parks to reach NTMoFA. You can also rent a bike with your EasyCard.

Rainbow Village

Among this colorful settlement resides former soldier Huang Yung-Fu, who solely hand-painted the entire property, even the stepping stones! After the nationalist Kuomintang (KMT) army was defeated in 1949, many of the soldiers fled to Taiwan to live in temporary military villages. After the villages became run down, Huang painted his home to prevent the government from destroying it. Since then, it has become a popular tourist attraction in Taichung. If you’re lucky, you can even meet the artist himself! No admission fee, but consider buying some souvenirs from his store to support his incredible work.

 

Direction

  • From Lane62 Hostel, take BRT 300-308 to FU-An station, then turn right onto An-he road to take 27 bus to Ling Tung University(Ling Tung Rd.) Continue down Ling Tung Rd. for 350 km (~7 min.)

Lane62 Hostel

(886)978 162 346

lane62hostel@gmail.com

台中市民宿第085號

​中字觀管字第1040003526號

台中市龍井區台灣大道五段280號

No.280, Sec. 5, Bluvd. Taiwan, Dist. LongJin, Taichung

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