Climb through a dragon's mouth into one of two spiral staircases that front this gigantic Matsu temple – the biggest in Hualien. There is particularly lavish ornamentation in the central shrine rooms.

It's nearly 3km north of the train station via Zhongshan Road, eventually turning east through a gateway opposite the Hualien Baseball Stadium.

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