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Luce Chapel

No. 181, Sec. 3, Taiwan Boulevard, Xitun Dist, Taichung 40704, Taiwan
+886 4 2359 0121
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beautiful place

a short walk into the university, bring an umbrella in case of rain because the way there isn't... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
wilson l
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Singapore, Singapore
not going to make you forget Notre Dame

They're proud of Luce Chapel, with its concrete parabolas, but it's not worth a special trip... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
DrGoldin
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Yardley, PA
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No. 181, Sec. 3, Taiwan Boulevard, Xitun Dist, Taichung 40704, Taiwan
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

a short walk into the university, bring an umbrella in case of rain because the way there isn't sheltered. there's evenings its open for meditation like on tuesday where it is open.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

They're proud of Luce Chapel, with its concrete parabolas, but it's not worth a special trip. Basically a late twentieth-century chapel with pews and hymnals.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Luce Chapel in Tung Hai University has became a landmark for Taichung for its unique structure. Do take a peek inside the chapel.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

I only had few hours in Taichung, but I made the Luce Chapel the must-see for my brief visit. It's not close to the main train station at all, and with limited time, I took a cab & costed about NT350 (there was a bit...More

Thank mushix2
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

It was my pleasure to go inside attend a mass with the graduates of the year. The church gives me a sense of peace and home where I can focus on my connection with God. The design of the church allows day lights to penetrate...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

The chapel itself is unique. Quietly and sacredly standing on the big lawn in the Tunghai University. Google the chapel before you go. You may have a better understanding of its shape and its material. We drove by ourselves. The guard at the entrance stopped...More

Thank Serene C
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

the church is picturesquely located in the Tunghai University parkland - a huge green area in the outskirts of Central Taichung City. Open on Sundays.

Thank Gideon L
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The Luce Memorial Chapel sits on the campus of Tunghai University. Designed by the firm of famous architect IM Pei. The design is like a tent. The exterior of the chapel is covered in Glazed diamond shaped tiles. The whole chapel stands out impressively against...More

Thank Seok Ting C
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

A nice but small chapel. Not much to see but to appreciate the architecture. Required travelling time by bus so recommended to visit the diary farm to make the visit more time effective.

Thank cora3181
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

A beautiful example of modern architecture - this is a great place to hang out on a sunny day. Worth checking out - just try to park near the chapel as we parked on campus kind of far away and it was a bit of...More

Thank noappendix
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