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Reservation News 2017/7/1-2017/12/31
Hello, Wellcome to Zhongshan330 B&B. We accept the reservation during July to December in 2017. Enjoy your time in Zhongshan330 B&B,and have a nice menory with your children. ※※01, July, 2017 to 31, August, 2017 is summer vacation in Taiwan, so it will be "the holiday price" in this period. If you want to book our rooms, please check our Notice first. There are important imformation about the equipment, the floor and the space of the rooms. There is our officail webside： http://www.springup.com.tw/
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Shuttle Service (Taxi)
We can help you to call the taxi for a more preferable prices. 1.B&B to Hualien train station：NT$110 (Original price NT$120). 2.B&B to Dongdanmen Night Market：NT$110 (Original price NT$120). 3.B&B to Qixintan Area：NT$220 (Original price NT$230). 4.B&B to Hualien Airport：NT$220 (Original price NT$240). 5.B&B to Farglory Ocean Park：NT$350 (Original price NT$370). 6.B&B to Li Chuan Aquafarm： NT$500 (Original price NT$530) 7.B&B to Chao Feng Ranch &Resort：NT$700 (Original price NT$730) Above all are one way price. Each car for 4 people. If you have more than 4 people, the price will be higher among the number of people.
One-Day Taroko Trip by the Chartered Car
We have a local tour guide who can show you the best places in Hualien, and also provide different type of comfortable cars for you to choose. There are the detail of our one-day Taroko trip： The fee：NT$3000 /per day (8 hours) ※Participants: 1 ~ 4 people ※The price may be changed according to the number of people, so please call us to check the route and number of people first. ※Pick-up：The driver will arrived at our B&B during 8:30 to 9:00. Please turn on your phone, and pay attention to our calls or messages. The route： 1st stop：Cingshui Cliffs (stay for 30~40 minutes) 2nd stop：ChangChun Shrine( stay for20 minutes ) 3rd stop：Swallow Grotto(Yanzikou) Trail ( stay for 30~40 minutes ) 4th stop：Lunch time( stay for 30~40 minutes ) ◎ lunch is at your own expense 5th stop：Címu Bridge ( stay for 10 minutes ) 6th stop：Baiyang Waterfall Trail 7th stop：Central Cross-Island Highway ( stay for 10 minutes ) 8th stop：Qixintan Area ( stay for 30 minutes ) Last stop：Hualien train station or our B&B or Dongdanmen night market.
One-Day East Rift Valley Trip by the Chartered Car
We have a local tour guide who can show you the best places in Hualien, and also provide different type of comfortable cars for you to choose. There are the detail of our one-day East Rift Valley trip： The fee：NT$3200 /per day (8 hours) ※Participants: 1 ~ 4 people ※The price may be changed according to the number of people, so please call us to check the route and number of people first. ※Pick-up：The driver will arrived at our B&B during 8:30 to 9:00. Please turn on your phone, and pay attention to our calls or messages. The route： 1st stop：Yun-Shan-Suei Eco Farm ( stay for 40 minutes )。 2nd stop：Lintiensan ( stay for 40 minutes ) ◎ If the time and the weather allow, we will stay on this stop(2nd stop). 3rd stop：Lintiensan Pigs Trotters, Man meì Pigs Trotters ( stay for 60 minutes ) ◎lunch is at your own expense 4th stop：Tropic Of Cancer ( stay for 20 minutes )。 5th stop：Recover Sugar Refinery ( stay for 20 minutes ). ◎ If the time and the weather allow, we will stay on this stop(5th stop). ◎Local food: Fong-lin Chinese Chive Stinky Tofu which is at your own expense.
One-Day East Coast Trip by the Chartered Car
We have a local tour guide who can show you the best places in Hualien, and also provide different type of comfortable cars for you to choose. There are the detail of our one-day East Rift Valley trip： The fee：NT$3500 /per day (8 hours) ※Participants: 1 ~ 4 people ※The price may be changed according to the number of people, so please call us to check the route and number of people first. ※Pick-up：The driver will arrived at our B&B during 8:30 to 9:00. Please turn on your phone, and pay attention to our calls or messages. The route： 1st stop：Baqi Gazebo ( stay for 20 minutes ). 2nd stop：Sky Walk( stay for 60 minutes ). 3rd stop：ShihmenBan Shao Jiao( stay for 20 minutes ). 4th stop：Shitiping Fishing bay( stay for 50 minutes ). The lunch is at your own expense. 5th stop：Shitiping( stay for 50 minutes ). 6th stop：Tropic of Cancer( stay for 30 minutes ). 7th stop：Changhong Bridge( stay for 20 minutes ).
Special Price Tickets for Farglory Ocean Park
The information of different tickets： Adult ticket：Ages around 19 to 65’s adult for NT$820 (Original price NT$890). Reduced-price ticket：Ages around 13 to 18’s teenager or anyone who is student identity (we need to check the available student card when you buy it.) for NT$750 (Original price NT$790). Child ticket：Ages around 7 to 12’s child (we need to check your ID card) or heights between 115cm~150cm child for NT$550 (Original price NT$590).
Special Price Tickets for Chao Feng Ranch &Resort
The information of different tickets： Adult ticket：Ages around 19 to 65’s adult for NT$300 (Original price NT$350). Reduced-price ticket：Ages around 13 to 18’s teenager or anyone who is student identity for NT$220 (Original price NT$250). Child ticket：Ages around 7 to 12’s child (we need to check your ID card) or heights between 115cm~150cm child for NT$200.
Special Price Tickets for Whale Watching
The information of different tickets： Adult ticket：Ages 12+ for NT$700. Reduced-price ticket：Ages around 3 to 11 child for NT$550. Child ticket：Ages less than 3 child for NT$300.(not include age 3) Important information of register and boarding: ※ Everyone has NT 2.4 million safety insurance「旅客運送業責任險及人身傷害險」( liability insurance and personal accident insurance) ※ Please arrive at the rendezvous 30 minutes before boarding. ※ Go to the register place by yourself. The address is “No. 315-1, Zhongmei Road, Hualien City, Taiwan” and the phone number is +886-3-8238000. Address in Chinese is 台灣花蓮市中美路315-1號 ※ Every one need to carry your passport or identification documents for Coast Guard Administration to check. ※ please have sunburn protection such like sun glasses, sunscreen lotion, cap, and thin coat. Others information: ※ The trip is about 2 to 3 hours, which is depend on the sea state. ※ Pick-up fee：Extra NT$100 for one person. From Hualien Port to B&B in city center or to airport or to train station. ※ If you do not see any whale in the trip, the Whale Watching company will give you a free nominative ticket which does not have a due date. Welcome to join us again.
We can give you a wonderful B&B experience in Hualien. A slide inside every room is one of our special design. The location is on the city center. It is very convenient but quiet and peace. From train station (Front Exit), you just need to walk for 10 to 15 minutes to our B&B. We provide you free bikes with child seat. Moreover, there are a lot of delicious and famous local food around.MORE
This is a chain store in Taiwan, but the only one in Hualien. They have sell a piece of cake that you can enjoy different tastes inside the store or takeaway and they also sell the different kinds of cakes that you can do some celebration with. Tiramisu is the best in the store, so if you come here, don’t forget to try one.
Why it is called Temple Black Tea？！It is because Temple Black Tea is in front of the Temple. It has a very long history in Hualien. Local people come to temple to worship Gods while they would also do come entrainment or have some snacks and drinks in front of temple. Therefore, it used to have many stands in front of temple. The square of temple was also a very important public area. Temple Black Tea started from that time and many local people love it so much. Now, it become the “must eat traditional food” in Hualien. Taiwan style macaron is one of popular food in Temple Black Tea.
Temple Black Tea and Pipe Black Tea are very famous in Hualien. However, few people know the black tea of Yi-Wei Breakfast. For many local people, their black tea is the number one. Besides, the breakfast is tasty as well and the price is not so high.
This is not only a teashop, but also a restaurant in the Hsiang Yang Mountain. You can have a big meal or a cup of tea here while enjoy the night view of Hualien city. It is not too far from Hualien train station, so if you don’t know where to go at night. This is one of chooses that you can spent time here and relax with beautiful view.
They cook pig’s trotters over low heat, which can stew out the most essence of gelatin. After stewing, the pig’s trotters would be fried. Therefore, they would be golden color, crisp outside and chewy inside. They are not too greasy. Color, aroma and taste. You can be satisfied with all at the same time.
People said” If you didn’t eat wonton in Hualien, you didn’t come to Hualien.” The restaurant and signboard is very big to find. They only have wonton soup which is enough for most people. Their soup has a strong pleasant taste and is more flavorful. The shape of wontons is equal. They are juicy and chewy. Very traditional food in Taiwan.
There are many wonton restaurants in Hualien. No one is the best or the worst. It is depend on your own dietary habit. Especially these two restaurant, Yi-Hsiang Wonton Restaurant and Daiji Wonton Restaurant. The manager of these two restaurants are relatives. They were taught by the same master but cook differently and manage the restaurant differently. The soup of Daiji Wonton is lighter and the shape of wontons is different. Choose what you like to eat then that will be the best for you.
Cuboid shaped of butter bread cake is easy to eat. Both youth and old like it so much. It has sweet and salty tastes. Before you buy it, you can try it first and choose the one you like. Tell you secretly, they also sell NG butter bread cake in other bread store. It doesn’t look beautiful but it is crisper. Therefore, if you buy it as a gift, you can choose butter bread cake in box. If you buy it for yourself, I suggest you can try NG one which is a lower price.
This is a store you can eat first before you buy, so choose the one that suit for your taste. Dried tofu is one of traditional snacks in Taiwan. People will eat them while drinking tea or bear. The store also sell different kinds of plums. Their plums is not too acid and not too sweet. The acid and sweet taste is at perfect combination.
Hai-Po Oyster Omelet is one of “MUST EAT” traditional food in Hualien. If you want to taste it, you need to wait patiently in line. Oyster omelet is very popular food for Taiwanese. Everyone like it so much. Though the translation is oyster omelet, it is not that omelet. First, sweet potato flour mix water and saute it for few minutes until the surface is crisp. Second, put the vegetable and big oyster on it then an egg cover all of them. Wait for few minutes. Now, it is the time to enjoy.
1.Adult ticket：Ages around 19 to 65’s adult for NT$300. 2.Reduced-price ticket：Ages around 13 to 18’s teenager or anyone who is student identity for NT$220. 3.Child ticket：Ages around 7 to 12’s child or heights between 115cm~150cm child for NT$200.
-tickets： 1.Adult ticket：Ages around 19 to 65’s adult for NT$820. 2.Reduced-price ticket：Ages around 13 to 18’s teenager or anyone who is student identity for NT$750. 3.Child ticket：Ages around 7 to 12’s child or heights between 115cm~150cm child for NT$550.
It is a very traditional food in Taiwan. No matter is youth or older, everyone like it so much. It is made by rice. Very chewy. Sticky rice cakes have different tastes like peanuts, red beans, sesame, brown sugar, green tea powder…… You can try and taste them first. If you don’t like the taste of sticky rice cake, you don’t need to buy. It is OK. But if you like them, you can buy some and bring them back to your hometown or share with your friends.
The local sea food is right here. Hualien is beside the Pacific Ocean and the port is near by the city. Therefore, this restaurant provides the freshest sea food. Many people will come here to eat lobsters. The environment of restaurant is very comfortable and clean. The price is reasonable not too high.
Setting beside Liyu Lake, Cikasuan restaurant provides the delicious indigenous food. There are many incredible hand-made art work in the Cikasuan restaurant. You can have DIY here. This is also a restaurant that full of dreams. Do you want to know the dreams and stories？Just come here and find it！
It is enjoyable to have a tofu pudding in any season. During the winter, a hot tofu pudding can warm your body. During the summer, a cool ice tofu pudding can quench your thirst and relieve the heat. You can choose some ingredients like red beans, green beans, pearls…… Their tofu pudding is traditional one. You just need to use tongue to cut the tofu pudding. Very delicious. Do you want to try it？
There is a slang “Wash the pants while clamming.” in Taiwan. It is not just a slang but real in Lichaun Aquafarm. You can pick up the clam while have the knowledge of clam. Different shape and light of the cloud and mountain will impress you. They also provide special clam diches such like clam ice cream and clam soup… experience the fun by yourself.
This is one of the large university in Taiwan. There are three lakes inside the campus. When you come near to the lake, you can see the fishes. If the weather is good enough, you even can see tortoises take a sunbath. You can lie on the grass and appreciate the view quietly. The lake is just like a mirror that reflect the mountain and sky. It is very beautiful. European style buildings are located in different corner. Due to the good environment, there are different kinds of animals and insects in the campus like ring-necked pheasants. During summer, you also can find fireflies in the campus.
This is the place that you can go anytime. In summer, you can have fun with animals. In winter, you can stay in the hot spring and enjoy SPA. You can have all beer and skittles in the Chao Feng Ranch &Resort.
LinTianShan Forestry Cultural Park is the best preserved logging yard in eastern Taiwan. During the Japanese Occupation, they built many Japan style houses, stores and theaters. It is suitable for family to walk around and learn Taiwan history. Follow previous people steps and enjoy your time here.
This is not just a sugar factory！This is where people come far away just for their ice cream even in winter. There are different kinds of ice pop and ice cream. The most special ice cream is “Moon Ice” which is peanut ice cream with a raw yolk. Some people like it so much. Some people dare not taste it. How about you？
This is a natural wetland. What’s the meaning of Matai’an? It means pigeon pea in Pangsah language. It also symbolizes luck for Pangsah (indigenous people). Therefore, people will carry pigeon peas and plant them every way. That’s what the name comes from. Recently, Matai’an Wetland plants ornamental lotus. You can walk along the trail and see the beauty of blossoming lotus in summer.
Hongye means red leaf in Chinese. The hot spring comes from the branch of Hongye creek, which was developed during Japanese Occupation. Japan style architecture and natural hot spring make this place famous and everyone like to enjoy their holiday here. It is like heaven that have a hot spring beside maple trees especially in the winter time.
Guess what！Jinzhen (daylilies) will blossom all over hillsides in Liushidan Mountain every summer. You can see the huge golden hillsides that cover by daylilies flowers and also taste special daylilies dishes here. Even if you visit here during un-flowering season, the wide green hillsides with red brick farmer houses are also beautiful sceneries.
The water of Ruisui Ranch comes from the central Range. Pure and clean water irrigate Ruisui Ranch. This perfect environment suit animal and plant to grow. Cattles eat healthy grass and they produce rich taste milk. Bring your children here. Give kids an extraordinary experience with cattle. You can feed cattle grass and take picture with them.
What a tiny Taiwan！You even cannot find Taiwan in the world map. However, the special Tropic of Cancer cross Taiwan. One of the Tropic of Cancer Marker Park is in Hualien. Latitude 23.5 degrees is a mystery line. When we study Earth science, number 23.5 appear frequently. Though we are familiar with Tropic of Cancer, it is still an abstract line. But right now, you can take out the world map and proudly tell everyone ” I am right here！” when you are on this landmark.
There are eight themes areas, four themes performance areas and natural landscape areas. You can take a roller coaster or others exciting amusement facilities. It is not only have fun here. Inside the theme park, there are many biology room that you can learn more about marine species. The show is also incredible that surprise everyone and you can have an interaction with dolphins or sea lions. What’s more！There is the only one “overnight camp” in Taiwan. You can have a sweet dream with marine species.
There is a small hill inside the Huting landscape. People will climb it to overlook the coast line and boundless sea. Lie on the grass and let the breeze softly blow you. Though you need to pay entrance fee, it is worthy. Also, there is a restaurant which provides indigenous food, traditional food, foreign diches and special drinks. You can spent all day long here.
If you are on the Baqi gazebo, you will see Jiqi Bay, Turtle Roaring Cape, Sinshe Cliff, and other unique features of the coastal landscape in the south. Besides, do you know there are volcanoes in Taiwan? Standing on the Baqi gazebo, you are able to see the volcanoes clearly. The sea has some boats that make blue water more colorful and vital. The beautiful scenery is composed of white could, golden sun light, blue sky, wandering coast, incredible shaped mountain and boundless ocean, which you would never want to leave.
There is a long long long beach. It is a special beach that it will switch its color due to the different seasons. During the winter, the beach will become black color because sand and small stones from the bottle of sea come up. During the summer, sunshine make the beach golden color. It is very romantic and relaxed to lie on the beach. Moreover, you can do water sport right here. There are paragliding, camp area and restaurants around. You can also count stars at night. Very beautiful beach in Hualien.
Yuedong(Moon cave) is a natural stalactite cave. Cave accumulates water. Water rise and fall due to the moon. This is why it calls “Yuedong(Moon cave)”. If you want to go inside the cave, you need to take the boat. There are many bats inside the cave. Do you want to have an adventure？ Do you want to know more about the legends of Yuedong cave？ Come！You will find them！
Shihtiping is extremely large stone stair terrace in Taiwan. There are rich natural marine abrasion landform like marine abrasion platform, marine cliff and coral reef. Especially, pot hole view is number one in Taiwan. Intertidal zone have varied marine species.You can have fun here, but cherish it. When you leave, take away the garbage and keep the nature beauty still.
This is the estuary of Siouguluan River. People used to visit here in the day time. Ride the small boat and canoe. Overlook the boundless estuary view and beautiful red bridge. But tell you a secret, it is more beautiful and very different at night when you stand at the bridge and look at the sky. The frame of bridge is just like different paintings drawing stars. The light of cars flash over the bridge and suddenly everything go bake to dark and quiet. The feeling at that moment seems like you are the only one connect with the universe. It is very special and unforgettable experience. But, if you come here at night, you must be careful to the cars and your safety.
Nanjing222 B&B is located on the city center. There are many local food and famous tourist attractions around. It is very convenient but quiet and peace. A slide inside every room is one of our special design. Also, the popular cartoon subject of different rooms catch all the children’s eyes. We provide you free bikes with child seat, baby bath tubs, and water boiler. We hope you feel like home here and have comfortable night. Why not enjoy you time here. It is the time to explore Taiwan and leave a wonderful memory here.
Welcome to Happy Castle B&B. Our B&B is located at the Hualien city center. We are nearby Dongdanmen Night Market. One of our special design is the slide inside every room which full of the popular cartoon characters and cute animals such like Peppa Pig, Choo Choo Train, and Happy Elephant. We hope children can have fun inside the room while you can also have comfortable and relax time here. Beside, we provide you free bikes with child seat that you can go around Hualien city and experience local life on your own way. If you need baby bath tubs, and water boiler, these are available to provide. We hope you feel like home here and have comfortable night.
您知道為何有中山330民宿嗎? 民宿主人的故事...， 等您來分享唷!! 如果您覺得很棒， 請幫我們按個讚吧!
【花蓮住宿】 平價中山330民宿~ 讓小朋友HIGH翻天的超平價溜滑梯親子民宿， 附近就是炸彈蔥油餅哦~哆拉A夢、拉拉熊、龍貓、灰姑娘、頑皮象~包棟民宿， 適合親子同遊唷!!
中山330民宿就是小朋友最喜歡的溜滑梯民宿！ 每一個房間都有屬於自己的卡通主題溜滑梯～ 包括貓公車、小叮噹、拉拉熊等等，就是一個讓小朋友瘋狂的地方。 中山330民宿位處花蓮很市中心的地方！ 要走路去逛街基本上是沒問題，離花蓮火車站也不算遠～ 離炸蛋蔥油餅更是只差一條街，附近好吃的東西也非常多！ 所以喜歡機能好的的溜滑梯房，可以考慮中山330。
尖叫聲~~~ 這次我們訂了間溜滑梯房型的民宿， 寶貝熊三人房平日2100元，加床300元， 因為是星期天入住， 所以算是平日價， 以溜滑梯房型來說， 這間真的是便宜~~~
花蓮也愈來愈多溜滑梯民宿了， 位在市中心近花蓮火車站的「中山330民宿」， 全棟共有5間3-4人溜滑梯親子套房，讓小朋友開心玩耍，大人放鬆休息。 每間房型的溜滑梯造型各有特色，有叮噹貓、龍貓、可愛虎、寶貝熊。 古樸的家飾擺設、親子友善的設施，讓遊客有回家的感覺。 民宿還有提供親子專用腳踏車，方便爸媽帶小朋友出外走走。 附近也有不少知名小吃，像炸蛋蔥油餅、公正包子、液香扁食...等，出門覓食很方便。
花莲是个狭长的城市，一面山一面海， 但一般游客也就只玩其中的一小段，所以对我们来说其实城市很小。 这次住的是之前在十六番抽中的〈中山330〉民宿（再次谢谢小番）， 名字就是门牌号，中山路330号，很方便的位置。 我从火车站走过来差不多二十几分钟，打车估计也就6、7分钟。 花莲的住宿：当然首推中山330和南京222， 虽然也许他们不是最舒适最划算的，但他们一定是人情味最浓的地方 （不得不说，中山330这一晚是我睡得最好的一晚，每天住多人间的确不利于休息…）。
You can stay comfortable and have fun here.We can give you a wonderful B&B experience in Hualien. A slide inside every room is one of our special design. The location is on the city center. It is very convenient but quiet and peace. From train station (Front Exit), you just need to walk for 10 to 15 minutes to our B&B. We provide you free bikes with child seat. Moreover, there are a lot of delicious and famous local food around
Fairy tale style of Jhih Ka Syuan Forest Park is one of the attractive designs in Hualien. There are 8 area in the park. Central square, wind direction square, and green zone of the original botanical garden, aquatic plant park, keel greenhouse. Also, some of area is for children such like garden maze, water sport area(summer vacation). The most important thing is it is all “free”. So, take your family here and have a wonderful family time！
Hualien County Stone Sculptural Museum is the first stone sculptural museum in Taiwan. 90% of stone resource in Taiwan are from Hualien. That’s why Hualien is called the source of stone. Many stone carving artisans come here to create and also display their works. Moreover, there are many different area such like collection area, first planned exhibition area, modern stone sculpturing area, traditional stone sculpturing area, and video/audio area and a gallery dedicated to national and international stone carving artisans. It’s suitable for family to visit.
You can experience different atmosphere in Meilun Mountain. In daytime, people will do exercises and walk the dog here meanwhile a lot of animals and insects come out. At night, people will have an adventure and enjoy the night view. It is full of mystery and surprise moment. In summer and autumn, different fireflies spark in the dark. It is very beautiful. Besides closing to nature, there is a small ecological exhibition museum that you can learn more.
Beibin park is on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, and stand on the north Hualian Hui Lan Bay. Local people like to have a walk and enjoy the ocean view. It is also a very good place for leisure on holiday. You can ride a bike, walk the dog, have a nice date, fly a kite and play the remotely controlled aircraft here. There are some ship that color the sea and make the ocean more animated.
Stone Art Avenue is also called Market of stone Art. Do you want to know more about stone and stone sculpture art work？ Come here！This is a great chance to learn more. They have guides to introduce for you. This avenue exhibits Rose Stone (also called Barite), Taiwan jade, sapphire, Taiwan tiger's eye, top quality crystals, and other carved jade and wooden art pieces. Learn some different lesson for your trip！
Lotus is a very important plant in eastern word. It symbolizes pure and uncorrupted. and The World of Lotus has six areas for different species. They plant new species and develop similar species. Here is just like a park. You don’t need to pay for entrance and they will give a lotus tea to welcome you. If you want to know more about lotus, the guide will show you the knowledge of lotus.
Chuying Ecological Riverside Park is a place where you can be more close to nature. Ecological pond, river, small bridge, pavilion, recreation facility for children, cypress, comphor trees and ranch make this place more attractive. The image of red cypress is just like a painting from nature and the smell of trees will refresh your body and let you only enjoy the moment with nature.
Different seasons for different flowers in Maple Trail. When you walk along the trail, there are varied flowers to appreciate. Azalea, plum flower, peach tree blossom in spring. In autumn, it is the time for maple trees. You not only appreciate blossoming flowers, but also overlook entire Hualien plain and the north Coastal Range. The view is very wide. The night view is incredible as well.
This trail used to be a transport road for mining. Later, mining industry fall, people climb the mountain along this trail. There are four outlooks for people to overlook the view from different high. You can find the incredible sunrise and stars all over the sky here. Come here to join the natural party.
Have you ever heard Ziqiang Night Market？It used to be the most famous night market in Hualien city. Recently, government program a tourist night market, Dongdanmen Night Market. Therefore, Ziqiang Night Market moves right here. Dongdanmen Night Market has multi-elements such as Taiwan traditional food, indigenous dishes, China food, traditional and modern game, clothes selling, street performant and so on. You can find lovely things and delicious food from different country by a lower price. You will love here.
The style of south European building versus the old fishing port create a very opposite combination. Western and eastern cultures, the Pacific Ocean and the prairie all are in the same picture. In the square, there is only a few stores which sell local food, have some DIY activities and introduce the visitors about the knowledge of ocean. Therefore, you don’t need to shop a lot and it is not too crowded or too noisy. Just let the breeze touch you, get a tan and enjoy the moment in fishing port.
There are many different area in the museum. Fish processing production area and dried bonito area that demonstrate the producing process of sea food. What’s more！They provide DIY area that you can make your own dried bonito and octopus balls (takoyaki) and taste different dishes of seafood in the museum. It is suitable for family. The museum have more surprise that wait for you to explore.
There is a prairie in front of Hualien Distillery. They provide some activities and games such like baseball game with 9x9 boxes, ring toss bottles game, and chinses chess. You can have a great memory here with your family or just come here have some exercise. If you go inside, you will see an old distillery building that full of historical atmosphere.
Qingshui Cliff is one of the top eight scenery in Taiwan. It is located between Suhua Highway(Hwy. No. 9), Heren and Chongde. It spans the 5 km coastline. The spectacular natural beauty attracts many Taiwanese and foreign tourists. Not only the coastline but also the magnificent mountain and the boundless Pacific Ocean create such beautiful and incredible scenery.
Visitors appreciate along the view of clear green river, magnificent rocks and stones and dense trees. The environment provide different species habitat. You can see fishes, shrimps, crabs, fogs and aquatic insects in the river. When you walk along the trail, you may see varied insects, butterflies, snakes and birds. If you are lucky enough, Formosan rock monkey (Taiwanese macaque) will come out and say hello to you.
Walking along the Swallow Grotto trail, you can appreciate Taroko cliff, pot holes, natural sinkholes, water geysers, and very special shaped “Rock of the Indian Chief”. The Swallow Grotto is also called “the one thread of heaven” due to the narrow and deep river valley.
Cross the bridge of Baiyang, you can overlook the Baiyang waterfalls rush down from the high way. You won’t never forget this incredible view. It’s very cool to feel the spring fall down from the cave while you walk in the Water Curtain cave. This unique scene seems like the tear form the God of Mountain.
It used to be a timber industry. Later, it redeveloped as a national forest recreation area. Once you come here, you will find that there are still many timber equipment and varied exhibition with information in the area. If you want to know more, the guide will tell you some detail information and show you the history of Taiwan timber industry.
Why is Liyu Lake so clear？ It‘s because the water come from underground springs so Liyu Lake is crystal clear all year round. Besides the comfortable view, there are many activities that is suitable for the young and the old such like water sports, taking speedboat, riding the duck boat and irregularly performants. The Dragon Boat Festival is also held here. Around April, thousands of fireflies flash on the trail beside the lake. It‘s just like walking in the outer space and dancing with stars. A romantic dating place during fireflies pervious.
This is a beautiful place that even the local people will come. The water source of Lao River and Baibao River come from the Central Range, so the water is very clear. Many people will spent their leisure time here. You can find that there are many special and beautiful stones. Remember！Do not take away the stones. Let the stones stay where they belong, so next time you visit here you can still find them and cherish them.
This is one of delicacies that you must wait in line. why it is called “the Bomb Scallion Pancake”？ It is because people overstate that the fried pancake is very crisp like using bomb to fry. If you like to eat over medium egg, this is the best traditional food for you.
The name of this traditional restaurant is Gong-Zheng Dumplings and Buns. As you can see, you could know it is located at Gong-Zheng street. It is near Zhongshan road. There are “Zhou Jia Steamed Dumplings” and “Lai Lai Dumplings” beside it. Three of them are called as the top three of Hualien Dumplings. Though they are all called as dumplings, their recipe are different and taste are different as well. If you never taste dumplings in Taiwan, you must try it.
Mr. Goose Restaurant has a long history in Hualien. They stated from a vendor’s stand and now they have a branch on the Linsen Road. They not only have goose but also chicken. It is very traditional food and eating style in Taiwan.
Summertime is coming！It is the time to eat ice. Round Powder Packet with Red Beans is traditional shaved ice with caramel. It is really really delicious and you would never get tired of eating it. Hot round powder packet and cold ice is conflict but taste well. Try it by yourself, you won’t regret.
Qixingtan is the only county level scenic area in Hualien. It used to be a small fishing village but now has become the famous and popular tourist spot in Hualien. You can enjoy the sun rise view or let the sea kiss your feet. It is so beautiful that both the spectacular high mountain and the wide ocean view are at one scene. Ride a bike. Take a walk. Do nothing but feel the breeze. Come here！This is the top place you must visit.
*Time：2-3 hours -Adult ticket：Ages 12+ for NT$700. -Reduced-price ticket：Ages around 3 to 11 child for NT$550. -Child ticket：Ages less than 3 child for NT$300.(not include age 3) -Pick-up fee：Extra NT$100 for one person. From Hualien Port to Hostel in city center or to airport or to train station.
Reservation service： Half-day trip：NT$900 One-day trip： NT$1800
Reservation service： ※Price：NT$550/per ※Shuttle Service：NT$300/per ※Boat：automatic displacement boat
August and September are the month that daylily flower are in full bloom. Join this trip, you can see the whole mountain are golden like and let the breeze kiss you. It seems like you will forget the stress, worried and sorrows and just enjoy thetime at that moment. The fee：NT$1400/per
Hualien Culture Park used to be a brewery but now it was rebuild as one of Five Culture Parks in Taiwan. It is located at the central of city. You are able to find the brewery in the park but this area is used in culture activities and creative industries now. The simple buildings reflect pass time of brewery, which attracts people to have a walk here and take pictures.
Pine Garden was used as the military department's office in 1943. Now, Pine Garden has become a tourist spot and it is one of the "100 Historic Sites in Taiwan". You can overlook the mouth of Meilun River, Hualien Port, and the Pacific Ocean from Pine Garden. It is a very wonderful view. Drink a cup of coffee and relax here with natural beauty. It’s the time for you to know more about Taiwan history and enjoy your life here.
Keishuin is a third-level historical site in Hualien. It is one of the tourist spot that everyone must visit. It was built during the Japanese Occupation, and served not only as a spiritual center for Japanese but also a medical center, learning center, and funeral home. The wood structure has not only Japanese-style four-pillar rooftop but also Japanese temple building tradition.
Setting beside Meilun River, General Mansion was built during the Japanese Occupation in 1936. At that time, it was the mansion of military captain. General Mansion is named by villagers. They know the important people live here but didn’t know the exactly position of general. So, they call just here “General Mansion”. Nowadays, government has hold General Mansion Bathrobe Festival. You can rent bathrobe and experience Japanese vibes around here.
This is “About Time—Second Hand Bookstore” It is set in a small lane in Hualien city. Japan style old house and used books compose a memorable time. Enjoy your easy life in Hualien and have a time with the characters in the books. By the way, tell you a secret！”About Time 1939 Café” is the same boss. Do you want to know where it is？Come to Hualien！Our receptionist would like to tell you :-)