Hualian is one of the most favorite Tourist Destinations in Taiwan, Hualian remains packed by tourists all throughout the year. Hualian in Taiwan is situated on a strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the Central Mountain Range. The beautiful and pleasant city of Hualian attracts tourists to come and visit the city to enjoy the scenery and fresh air and also to tour the famous Taroko Gorge. The Taroko Gorge is located just a few miles north of the city.

The climate of Hualian in Taiwan remains pleasant all the year around. The city has oceanic and sub-tropical monsoon climate. Of the months, December is the most pleasant, with cool breeze blowing all over the place.


Beibin Seashore Park , Nanbin Seashore Park , Meilun Seashore Park are real scenic areas, fringed with lovely palm trees and landscaped greenery all throughout the city. The views over the Pacific Ocean are especially spectacular at sunrise and during sunsets.

In Hualian visitors can stop at The Abode of Still Thoughts, a small Buddhist temple at the foot of Mount North Jialiwan. The temple is very simple in art and decor, and incorporates a Japanese style garden. The Yenpin Prefectural Temple, near the Zhongyang Road, is the oldest temple in Hualian. The fine Pine Garden is a peaceful garden with 63 pine trees. Hualian Ocean Park is Hualian’s biggest man-made tourist attraction, which worth a visit.

Chishingtan, located in the north of Hualian City offers outstanding vistas of the ocean, delicious seafood, friendly people and a special restaurant that specializes in goat milk coffee.


One can reach the city by taking flight to the Haulian Airport as well as catching trains to Hualien Railway Station. There are frequent trains from Taipei and depending on the type of trains; the journey can take between 3 and a half to 4 and half hours. While on a train, tourist can catch wonderful glimpses of the surrounding areas.

Once you come to the city of Hualian, incase of any query you can always resort to the Visitor Information Center, located in front of Hualian Station.


Summers last from May through September, are usually hot and humid. Winters range from December through February and it is short and mild. Snow falls happens only on the island’s higher mountains. So, winter is better to visit.