Taichung Hotel Booking 》

Taichung Attractions

Taichung City ─ Miyahara Eye Hospital
Miyahara Eye Hospital, a new tourist attraction at Central district of Taichung, is actually an ice cream joint. It was an eye clinic built by a Japanese optometrist- Miyahara (Gong Yuan) during the time of the Japanese occupation. It is a 2-story red brick building with arch designed passageway, which was the largest eye clinic in Taichung at that time. In 1945, the building was levied by government and became the Taichung Health Center; however, later it was identified as dangerous post-earthquake building after 921 earthquakes and became an obsolete remnant.

Miyahara Eye Hospital is set at Central District of Taichung, where is the recessional commercial area for decades. The renovation of this relic is not only to establish a flagship store for “Dawn Cake” (日出蛋糕), but also to accomplish a dream of this construction team, restoring the prosperity of Central District of Taichung. Also, the owner hopes that this ancient building would pass down memories and spirits of the history had happened in this sector to young generations. Just as expect, since Miyahara Eye Hospital reopened on December of 2011, it attracts attention of local and international tourists, as well as the government officers here for observation and inspection; the store is full of visitors every day from the morning to the evening.

A unique interior design is another appealing focal point. Based on the original clinic and pharmacy design blends in with the essential concept of reading and books in their interior design, the store is fitted with high ceiling, light-brown wooden wall book cabinets, medicine chests and warm lighting in creating tranquility and a library atmosphere. Many constructional materials were specifically retained from original building such as wood pillars, bricks and roof tiles reveal an ancient and historical ambience. With the reading encouragement purpose, books are the main decorations in the store, as well as the book’s outfit design of gift box makes guests feel like they are in the library. The store of “Dawn Cake” (日出蛋糕) is renowned of its native pineapple cake, cheese cake and other culinary products, so that it is a perfect souvenir as gift when people visit Taichung.

Except the special snacks, The Miyahara Eye Hospital sell ice-cream and bubble milk tea on the 1st floor. The ice-cream has dozens of flavors that you can choose, and you may add numerous kinds of unique complimentary toppings only can be found in this store. The second floor is a restaurant serves Chinese style appetizers and burgers. The décor of the restaurant is exquisite and elegant along with the wood pillars as decorations from the original construction. Here is an upscale venue where travelers may savor delightful delicacies among an extraordinary renovated remnant’s ambience.

In the reconditioned historical building of the former eye clinic, the building is not only rich in humanism, but also care about the community renaissance. The owner of Dawn Cake hopes that The Miyahara Eye Hospital will take the first step to enter on a renaissance path of Central district in Taichung. With lots of efforts in this project, this newly remodeled old clinic becomes a landmark of Taichung City, and it will be soon put into many international lists of recommended tourist destinations for its well-designed, hospitable space, and successful mélange of trendy concept and recessional community.
 
Address:

No.20,Zhongshan Rd.,Central Dist.,Taichung City,Taiwan (R.O.C.)

scenery features:

Miyahara Eye Hospital is actually an ice cream joint. It was an eye clinic built by a Japanese optometrist- Miyahara (Gong Yuan) during the time of the Japanese occupation. It is a 2-story red brick building with arch designed passageway, which was the largest eye clinic in Taichung at that time. The renovation of this relic is not only to establish a flagship store for “Dawn Cake” (日出蛋糕), but also to accomplish a dream of this construction team, restoring the prosperity of Central District of Taichung.

opening hours:

Opening hour: 10:00-22:00

Directions:
google map

By Train:
Take train to Taichung Train Station (台中車站) -> Zhongshan Road (中山路) -> The Miyahara Eye Hospital (宮原眼科)

By HSR:
Take HSR to Taichung HSR Station ->Transfer to train or shuttle bus to Taichung Train Station -> Take a 3-minute walk to The Miyahara Eye Hospital

Taichung Hotels

Evergreen Laurel Hotel Taichung

Evergreen Laurel Hotel Taichung
Evergreen Laurel Hotel Taichung offers high-standard ac…
Fm TWD 2,999

i-Deal Hotel

i-Deal Hotel
Established in 2010, i-Deal Hotel offers excellent conv…
Fm TWD 1,200

Kiwi Express Hotel - Feng Chia

Kiwi Express Hotel - Feng Chia
Perfect Location, Getting Ready To Start Your Journey! …
Fm TWD 1,480

Full Spring Hotel

Full Spring Hotel
Full Spring Hotel is a Taichung hotel, located in North…
Fm TWD 2,750

Wemeet Boutique Hotel

Wemeet Boutique Hotel
Located in the center of Taichung city, Taiwan, Wemeet …
Fm TWD 1,268

Taichung Charming City Hotel

Taichung Charming City Hotel
Taichung Charming City Hotel is a cozy Taiwan hotel clo…
Fm TWD 2,600

Park City Hotel - Central Taich…

Park City Hotel - Central Taichung
Park City Hotel - Central Taichung offers comfy accommo…
Fm TWD 2,299

Waughden Hotel

Waughden Hotel
Located in the Beitun district of Taichung city, Waughd…
Fm TWD 1,380