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Hualian Jian Shrine, Hualien County

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Visit Hualian Jian Shrine to get in touch with your spiritual side and learn about colonial Taiwan's history. Originally known as Karenko Shrine, which was built in 1915, this holy place was built in 1981 following Karenko Shines's demolition. Take a peaceful stroll through the complex grounds where you will find a shrine and Japanese garden. The latter is filled with 88 statues which represent the Shikoku Pilgrimage route consisting of 88 shinto temples. Plan your Hualian Jian Shrine visit and explore what else you can see and do in Hualien County using our Hualien County vacation route planner.
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  • This is a mini Shinto shrine built by the Japanese immigrants previously. It is well-maintained and demonstrates the influence of Japanese in Taiwan previously. There is a souvenir shop located in the...  more »
  • In 1917, Kawabata Manchuria built a church in the Chiyen village to protect the homesickness of immigrants by the power of religious stability. Chian old name is Cikasuan. After the "Cikasuan Incident...  more »
  • when you heard of it, you may said it is just a shrine, just like a little shrine in Japan. But after our tour guide introduced the material of the building, you can't believe those incredible wood al...  more »