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Republic of Chocolate

Lane 490, Sec. 2, Jieshou Rd., Bade City, Taoyuan, Taiwan
+886 3 365 6555#777
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Rainy day activity

It's a great place to spend a rainy day where you can visit the museum, have a guide or DIY your... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Tintin L
via mobile
Don't set your expectations too high

Located 20 minutes from Taoyuan city centre. The visitor center of this chocolate factory is a... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Calvin L
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
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Lane 490, Sec. 2, Jieshou Rd., Bade City, Taoyuan, Taiwan
+886 3 365 6555#777
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to spend a rainy day where you can visit the museum, have a guide or DIY your own chocolate (read: paint cookies and angel cake, put your own chocolate art on baking sheets and then let it dry = not actually...More

Thank Tintin L
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Located 20 minutes from Taoyuan city centre. The visitor center of this chocolate factory is a three storey structure that offers some history about chocolate with an exhibition area, a mini theater, a DIY workshop and a kiddy pool/ fountain.

Thank Calvin L
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Arrived on a Wednesday afternoon, and there were still about 3 or 4 classes of children on field trips present. It was cost effective, and the exhibits about how cocoa beans are processed into food were well done and informative. The DIY class for chocolate...More

Thank cutr2000
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed the chocolate making class - I do however wish it was in English. The museum was very interesting. I wish they had more choices on chocolate it was very limited and the restaurant was not open. If you like chocolate you should...More

Thank ALTravel_everywhere
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

This chocolate museum is similar to the one in Paris, but it has a great DIY program and is multi level. This one seemed a bit more kid friendly. For NT 200, you get to make two chocolate pops and two chocolate donuts with three...More

Thank KL214504
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

While waiting for the chocolate DIY workshop to start, we walked around the museum on our own where you can view exhibits about history of chocolate and how it comes about. There were also movie screenings about how chocolate and cookies were made. We were...More

1  Thank Natlim16
Reviewed 2 June 2015

It was raining when we arrived so we only can walk around in the main building. It comprises of only 3 floors, and a little history tour of chocolate. The cafe is a must to enjoy the drink and choc snacks. Good to visit for...More

Thank JasChua
Reviewed 15 January 2014 via mobile

We decided to go to the republic of chocolate after watching the idol drama acted by Vaness 吴建豪. It was our first stop on 台湾好行小乌来线from taoyuan station which took 20mins. This place is a long 15mins walk from the bus stop which was quite alright...More

Thank IveeLim
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Took my 8 year old son here last June. We both speak Mandarin (especially him), so we didn't have much trouble, but English service is typical for outside of Taipei. We toured around the museum, saw a "magic" show (boy got to participate), and made...More

Thank CeeCeeVee
Reviewed 17 May 2013

This is in fact the Taiwan version of Roald Dahl's 'Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory'. Not simply a factory which mechanically produced all sorts of chocolate related merchandise - but with value-added elements like factory tour, chocolate making class, nice restaurant, funny/attractive backdrops for photo-taking purposes...More

2  Thank Bunnysnaky
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