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Address: Cihui Third Street, Shen'an Village, Ji'an Town, Hualien, Taiwan
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: +886 3 852 8658
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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nice but nothing special

nice and fairly big temple. nothing really memorable or specactular about it. it is pretty tranquil and peaceful so makes for a relaxing visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 3, 2016
Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Through every fault of my own, I didn't allow nearly enough time to visit this rambling complex of temples. A bit out of the main area of Hualien, this is not just another Taiwanese Temple and is well worth checking out. For me, it's the most interesting sight in the whole city. Very gaudy, with clearly many recent paint jobs,... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

nice and fairly big temple. nothing really memorable or specactular about it. it is pretty tranquil and peaceful so makes for a relaxing visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2015

This large temple is dedicated to Wang Mu Goddess of Heaven. There are also lots of Gods and Goddesses here, which are verging towards animism. Local people would come here to pray for luck of all kinds. This is a large complex and for those of you that are unfamiliar with Asian culture, this place would be interesting to visit.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

This temple is quite nice ans actually bigger than expected. We wandered through in the afternoon so it was not so busy. Next to the temple there is like a garden which you can also visit.

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