Hualien Railway Culture Park

The Hualien Railway Culture Park (Chinese: 花蓮鐵道文化園區; pinyin: Huālián Tiědào Wénhuà Yuánqū) is a gallery in Hualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan.[1]

Hualien Railway Culture Park
花蓮鐵道文化園區
Hualien Railway Culture Park, front gate, Hualien City, Hualien County (Taiwan) (ID UA09602000652).jpg
Hualien Railway Culture Park is located in Taiwan
Hualien Railway Culture Park
Hualien Railway Culture Park
Taiwan
Former namesHualien Branch Office of the Railway Department
General information
TypeGallery
LocationHualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan
Coordinates23°58′29.0″N 121°36′38.2″E / 23.974722°N 121.610611°E / 23.974722; 121.610611Coordinates: 23°58′29.0″N 121°36′38.2″E / 23.974722°N 121.610611°E / 23.974722; 121.610611
Completed1932

HistoryEdit

The site used to be the Hualien Branch Office of the Railway Department in which it was the headquarters that controlled the Taitung line, originally constructed in 1932.[2] The office was then renovated into a cultural park named Hualien Railway Culture Park.[3]

ExhibitionEdit

 
Preserved locomotive at the park.

The gallery exhibits the artifacts of Taiwan's narrow-gauge railway base and the history of the Eastern Line.[3]

TransportationEdit

The area is accessible southeast of Hualien Station of Taiwan Railways.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Attractions". Hualien City Office. Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Hualien Railway Culture Park". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Hualien Railway Culture Park Hall1". Hualien County Cultural Affairs Bureau. Retrieved 28 October 2018.