Hualien Qixingtan Beach (花蓮七星潭)

Downtown Hualien City 花蓮市區

Hualien City
Huālián Shì
Why Should I Go?

Nestled in between the mountains and the east coast of Taiwan, Hualien is perfect for those who enjoy fresh air and beautiful scenery.

Location 2 hours away from Taipei City by train, the county is full of hiking trails, hot springs, biking paths, ranches and farms, rivers, waterfalls, and tons of hidden gems.

Hualien City is the largest city within the county, and is located in the northern part of the county close to Taroko Gorge National Park and Yilan County.

Hualien County is home to many aboriginals, and approximately 8.5% of the city population is aboriginal.

The beautiful and scenic East Rift Valley (花東縱谷) stretches from Hualien City south to Taitung City.

The area's main shopping and entertainment area is located around the triangle shape made from the intersections of ZhongHua, ZhongZheng, and ZhongShan roads (中華, 中正, 中山).

At the south and west sides of the triangle are the A|Zone Cultural and Creative Industries Park (花蓮文化創意產業園區) and the Old Railway Walking Path (花蓮市區舊鐵道徒步區) market area.

Located closer to the coastal area of the city is the main Tungtamen Night Market (東大門觀光夜市) and the Pacific Landscape Park (太平洋公園), also known as the Beibin and Nanbin Parks.

Popular destinations in the Hualien City downtown area include:

How to Get There?

By Air:
Flights to Hualien Airport (花蓮機場), code HUN, are regularly scheduled from Taipei Songshan Airport (台北松山機場), however, travel by train is recommended.