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Su-Hua Highway, Hualien

Categories: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Following a contour carved by the dramatic cliffs rising up from the Pacific Ocean, Su-Hua Highway provides travelers with a scenic and exciting drive. Making up a 118 km (73.3 mi) section of the Provincial Highway No. 9, which runs north to south down the east of the country, the highway incorporates a 21 km (13 mi) stretch of cliffs called the Chingshui Cliffs, which rise an average of 800 m (2,624.6 ft) above sea level. The route began life as a military footpath used initially by the Chinese in an effort to assert sovereignty over the east coast. It was subsequently widened into a road by the Japanese colonial government, with extensive works done and tunnels and bridges constructed, until it was opened to the public in 1932. Be aware that with falling rocks considered a constant threat, the road is regarded as one of the most dangerous in the world, so take it slowly, and consider abstaining during bad weather. See Su-Hua Highway and all Hualien has to offer by arranging your trip with our Hualien holiday planner.
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  • Was it rained yesterday and some sectors are two-way streets where by a landslide, but did not place. But also places large and small stones has fallen, it was a thrill. Is a point of view but cannot afford driving and enjoy the scenery along the way or at parked.
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  • 故名思義,就是宜蘭蘇澳往花蓮必經之路,一方是山、一方是海,天候不佳時常有落石,轉折大且多,總有許多車速頗快的砂石車行駛,雖然景觀美不勝收,但實在危險,我多半還是選擇搭火車到花蓮租車,非不得已不開車走這條美麗道路,如果是不熟路的觀光客,實在不建議開蘇花。 
  • It is on the way to go in and out of Hualien. As mentioned, it is nice to stop by wherever you like along the road. 
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