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Maokong mountain

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Address: Taipei, Taiwan
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Description: The Maokong gondola stops at Taipei Zoo, Zhinan Temple and the Maokong...
The Maokong gondola stops at Taipei Zoo, Zhinan Temple and the Maokong station. The Maokong station stop at the top of the mountain offers a panoramic view of the city and visitors can try delicacies like noodles with tea oil and glutinous rice with bamboo shoots.
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Our plan was to catch the gondola to the top and have tea, maybe see a temple. We went on the crystal gondola, however we are a couple of active grandparents and were definitely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Shellharbour, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Our plan was to catch the gondola to the top and have tea, maybe see a temple. We went on the crystal gondola, however we are a couple of active grandparents and were definitely not impressed with the rude kids we had to share with (and their embarrassed mother). Note, if you see roudy kids, change lines. We went to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Try Maokong Gondola in order to reach to the top of the mountain. You can experience the mountain scenery view. If you are not a nature lover or tea lover then this is not the place for you to visit. Nothing special on the top of the mountain. Just a few cafe/tea shops only.

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Batavia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was absolutely a highlight; taking the tram to the top of the mountain.The view is spectacular and the little village at the top of the mountain is quaint. The tickets were pretty inexpensive and very easy to get as they were just the same as the subway ticket.

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liverpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I went here after visiting taipei zoo as they are very close but as we approached the ticket office we were told it was closed. Apparently a storm was predicted so all gondolas suspended and we couldn't go up. We took the bus instead and still go to see some tea plantations and the view, but we got very wet... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was our second visti. Visited early May with daughter, first day in Taiwan, she ahd visited for 11 years. There was a planned maintanence for following week, so we had to make the trip with all the long weekend visitors. Gondola is cool and senic is pretty. The heavy rain in the afternoon, is good to relief the dryness... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The view is average and you can get better views on the cable car along the way up. Food there are overpriced too and too touristy. Would suggest spending not too much time here unless you want to visit the many teahouses available there. Might be too hot to visit in the summer too.

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Lille, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

After a day visiting the zoo, it is good to hike up to the maokong mountain, and watch the sunset while enjoying a cup of tea. Be prepared, when I went there, we had quite a long queue (approximately 40 minutes of waiting to go up), and to go down, the buses were all full and we also had to... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went to Maokong on a very hot day, but it was quite pleasant up on the mountain. It was not a busy day and we did not have to queue up for the cable car. There are many nice restaurants with beautiful views, and the dishes are made with locally grown vegetables and ingredients. It was a few leisurely... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

There is a really nice view, but as a tourist, it waste a lot of time getting there just to chill and have coffee or tea and to enjoy the view. Once was enough for me.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

nice view, calming sight, good for children and adults too. recommending visit to this place. efficient place

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Address: Taipei, Taiwan
Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei>  > Neihu District

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