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Hualian Jian Shrine, Ji'an

#1 of 23 in Historic Sites in Hualien
Religious Site · Landmark
Visit Hualian Jian Shrine to get in touch with your spiritual side and learn about colonial Taiwan's history. Originally known as Karenko Shrine, which was built in 1915, this holy place was built in 1981 following Karenko Shines's demolition. Take a peaceful stroll through the complex grounds where you will find a shrine and Japanese garden. The latter is filled with 88 statues which represent the Shikoku Pilgrimage route consisting of 88 shinto temples. Using our international travel planner, Ji'an attractions like Hualian Jian Shrine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a mini Shinto shrine built by the Japanese immigrants previously. It is well-maintained and demonstrates the influence of Japanese in Taiwan previously. There is a souvenir shop located in...  more »
  • In 1917, Kawabata Manchuria built a church in the Chiyen village to protect the homesickness of immigrants by the power of religious stability. Chian old name is Cikasuan. After the "Cikasuan...  more »
  • A really beautiful japanese styled shrine. The pond is small yet really peaceful.
  • so happened it was an annual event here in early August... could know more about the Japanese occupation and culture left behind.
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