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3 Oct 2018
“Sugar Sugar”
24 Aug 2018
“Superb Japanese houses around it”
No. 19, Tangchang St., Dajin Vil., Guangfu Township, Taiwan
+886 3 870 2881
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Actually nothing much or impressive. Apart from the history of the manufacturing factory for sugar, I don't think it is a complusory place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank anglinp
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We loved the Japanese houses. The factory was ok but too touristy for no reason. icecream was very good

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I've been here a few times. It's mostly a place that you can wander through and check out local crafts, some of which are excellent. There are a few refreshment stands in here but there is a huge carp pool and some of those fish...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank 46kiwijo
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The Guanfu Sugar factory that was closed down in 2002 is transform into one of the popular tourist stop-over of Hualien City for local traveller as well as foreign tourists who travel to this district. The complex has cultural park and a pavilion over a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Khli
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Is one of the spot on our tour, is interesting, but ok. We had ice-dream (durian flavor) which was good, and the gold fish there eat the ice-cream that you cannot finish.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank italycanada
Reviewed 23 April 2017

There is really nothing worhty visiting in this factory except some small well-maintained Japanese old houses. Too commercialized - coupls shops selling cheap souvenirs for tourists, and the ice cream is not even special. If you have lots of time and this place is on...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kang J
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great place to try multi flavor ice creams, at about TWD 50 for two scoops, its really a bargain. The Japanese houses are now renovated, and are just few feet away from the ice cream counter, so do check those out.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank bikehualien
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a little park consting of a pond surrounded by shops. It s nice to stroll a little bit through the surrounding shops, having an ice cream and to relax in the shade next to the pond. If you are on the country road...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank burny987
Reviewed 9 April 2017

No longer a factory, but more a set of shops, the Guangfu Sugar Factory has a great ice cream shop. Many flavors; and a local favorite. Stop by for a big cone

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Oscar L
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Now lets be realistic here. You don't travel to Hualien to visit the sugar factory. Hualien is known for it's natural beauty, hiking trails, mountains and gorges. And that is really where you would spend most of your time. I happen to have visited the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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