Hualien is a beautiful city situated between the Central Mountain Range and the Pacific Ocean, making it the perfect vacation destination for those seeking breathtaking views, fresh ocean air, and a relaxed atmosphere.
The city is served by express and scenic train routes from Taipei, or the domestic hub of Hualien Airport
. However, because of Hualien’s idyllic position along the coast, the train journey from Taipei can offer breathtaking views for those inclined to travel that way. The Hualien and Ji’an train stations provide easy access to the high speed and regular trains that connect the city to the rest of Taiwan, as well as the international airport in Taipei.
Hualien is home to the stunning Taroko Gorge
, which can be experienced along with the rest of the natural wonders found at Taroko National Park. Hotels near Taroko Gorge provide many options very close to the national park in Siuolin Township, making them a convenient option for those vacationing in this area. Hualien’s night markets are also worth experiencing, and hotels near Zhi Qiang Night Market
are centrally located near all the action. The Pine Garden is a wonderful place to experience the peaceful serenity of over 60 pine trees.
There’s much more to see and do in Hualien, and the interactive map on this page makes it easy to see where the attractions, landmarks, and hotels in Hualien are located.