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Eternal Spring Shrine

in Taroko National Park, Hualien, Taiwan
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Ranked #20 of 185 Attractions in Hualien
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The shrine is definitely beautiful, in an amazing setting with the water flowing through the bridge. I did not actually climb all the way to the shrine, mainly because it is too crowded. But it is worth the stop to appreciate this beautiful temple.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The shrine is located a short walk off the main road that runs through Taroko NP. The architecture is beautiful and the views are amazing. The best photos are from across the gorge when you can capture the shrine and the double waterfalls. Be warned that no matter when you go it does get crowded - have patience and think... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It's amazing to see the shrine built on the rocks and it's so unique. The scenery is awesome! It's like a myth! A place not to be missed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

GET THERE: we took public bus, this spot is on the way back. The bus schedule is at the bus station (orange colour) on your left side after walk out from Hualien Train Station. You may or may not need to climb the stairs up to see the temple above. Though the scenic is quite beautiful, but so crowded with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This a memorial shrine dedicated to the 212 workers who lost their lives while building the east/west highway during the late fifties. See memorial information plaques for more information. The name comes from the waterfall that flows under the memorial - water that never stops. It is a bit of a hike out there but worth the effort - not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

this building is for people to pray for the dead. so if you are dying to have some history behind it you can forget about it. i took a pic but i dont bother to walk up and go inside tho :D

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

What a place to build a shrine! Brave people hacked by hand into the mountainside to make this road through the gorge and the shrine remembers the workers that died, Amazing place. Do the steep walk up from the shrine to the tower for a good work out and even better views! Continue on to the Changuang Temple if you're... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

In the lower part of Taroko Gorge where an underground stream pours out the side of the mountain sits a Buddhist shrine to the 226 men who lost their lives in the building of the central link road. It has had to be rebuilt three times in this dangerous, unstable landscape. Well worth seeing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was a part of a larger tour of Taroko Gorge. We crossed the bridge and down the fairly steep steps to the shrine. The views of the gorge from here are fab. Then through some tunnels to another shrine in the gorge. Really good views and well worth a visit

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Visited on 12/18/13. The place was closed for repair due to land slide. Don't know when it'll open again.

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