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Hualien

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Things to do: trails, nature, parks

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Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade. Outdoor adventurers can explore the nearby gorge and surrounding areas, coastal spots both sandy and rugged, and the mountains that feed into the interior. While surrounding natural highlights generate the bulk of Hualien tourism, the city also offers plenty of cultural investigation, with a number of historic temples, and an active cafe and restaurant culture. Plan your trip to Hualien and other Taiwan destinations using our handy Taiwan vacation generator.
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Where to stay in Hualien

Budget-conscious travelers in Hualien should look at the area around the main train station: densely populated, the district boasts a number of restaurants, tour operators, and cafes, along with the bulk of economical accommodations. Meanwhile, the areas around Meilunshan Park and the harbor have wider boulevards and a more relaxed, suburban feel. Here, a number of boutique hotels and some high-rises cater to those wanting a little luxury and more laid-back surroundings.
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