Hualien Railway Cultural Museum
This museum covers the grounds of the restored eastern railway depo, built in 1932. Further toward the harbour lies the old machine...
Tidal rents surf boards and provides transport on weekends.
King Tang Cafe
One of Hualien's best cafes, both for the quality of the coffee and the atmosphere, King Tang has an airy high-ceilinged indoor area,...
Irrawaddy Myanmar Restaurant
Run by a Burmese immigrant family, Irrawaddy serves up some fine curries. To get here cross the river on Jung Jeng Rd and head up the...
Lonely Planet review
Echoing its name nicely, Country Mother's serves some of the best Western breakfasts and sandwiches in Taiwan in a cosy venue up from the harbour. It also serves some of Taiwan's best Rome-style pizza and appetisers from a downtown location on the corner of Bo'ai and Jieyue Rds.