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Taiwan Classifieds >SPECIAL REPORT > Tunghai University

Let's Ramble through this Beautiful Campus - Tunghai University

Tunghai University
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‧Address+<Map>
No.181, Sec. 3, Zhonggang Rd., Xitun District, Taichung City
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‧Tel 886-4-2359-0121
‧Fax 886-4-2359-0361
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‧Open Hours
(Please refer to the introduction.)
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‧Website
thu.edu.tw/english/enindex.htm
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‧E-mail
overseas@thu.edu.tw

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Introduction
About Tunghai University

Tunghai University was founded by Methodist missionaries in 1955. The University is located on the western side of Taichung, Taiwan, an urbanized area. On the grounds, Luce Memorial Chapel (designed by famed architect I.M.Pei) is a local landmark.

‧Yuenong Road‧
In 1973, was named the road for Yuenong Rd.to commemorate the first president of TunghaiUniversity Mr.Beauson Tseng’s contribution to Tunghai University.

‧Luce Memorial Chapel‧
The Luce Memorial Chapel is a Christian chapel on the campus of Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan. It was created by the architect and artist Chen Chi-Kwan in collaboration with the firm of famed architect I.M.Pei, and named in honor of Rev. Henry Luce, an American missionary in China in the late 19th century and father of publisher Henry Luce. The chapel is famous for its curve-shaped, upside-down-boat appearance, which demands special structure design to support the building.

‧Wenli Boulevard‧
Wenli Boulevard was planted with banyan trees around ten years ago, now it grows into a grove and luxuriant. Sometimes small squirrels crowhop in the branches attracts many tourists. Standing on the end of Wenli Boulevard and direction to the library, then left for the "old library", "College of science ","College of Engineering”, “College of Agricultural ", " Building of the Evening Division", on the right were "Administrative Building ", "College of Liberal Arts ","College of Management, "" College of Management Building II."

In order to express their concern to their alma mater, the first to the six alumnus especially planned fundraising to build “Alumni Clock Tower" and "time capsule" to welcome 21st century.

Traffic Info.

Transportation

By Car
1) Freeway 1 → Exit at the Taichung Interchange → Prov. Hwy 12

2) Freeway 3 → Exit at the Longjing Interchange → County Hwy 136 → Prov. Hwy 12

By Bus
1) Take the THSR to Taichung Station, continue by Taichung Bus No. 69 to Taichung Veterans General Hospital.

2) Take the train to Taichung Railway Station, continue by Taichung Bus No. 60 , 88, 6106, 6147 to Taichung Veterans General Hospital.