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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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If you have time to escape the hullabaloo of the city, Maokong mountain is close enough where it is not a day trip. It provides a lot of green scenery, easing your mind into a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

If you have time to escape the hullabaloo of the city, Maokong mountain is close enough where it is not a day trip. It provides a lot of green scenery, easing your mind into a quiet place before returning back to the urban rush. Easy to reach from the public transportation options, and a good investment to see another part... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Loved the see through glass in the cable car. The top of the mountain was beautiful and the air crisp and cold. Had lunch up there and though the food was expensive, it was really delicious and the view to die for. Go up and walk around this area. Lots of food to try and lots of quaint and adorable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great view. Love the glass floor on the cable car. Pretty scary to most but it's a great view. Not for weak hearts though.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

You can take the gondola from the MRT Taipei zoo station to get to Mao Kong in 15 minutes. There are a lot of tea places you can go to, it's rather interesting because you can to drink Taiwanese tea and have snacks within the trees, you are sort of located in the middle of the mountain, it's also a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Deeply saddened that I had came here unprepared as without a guide, I would have walked blindly around Maokong mountain. Could have took the Maokong tour bus to roam around however it was sunset by the time we arrived and it was slightly turn off as it was Spring. Flowers are unavailable :(

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This was one of the longest gondola rides I have been on and very reasonably priced. Tea is grown in this area and at the top of the mountain, there are places to taste and buy the local Oolong tea. As the gondola descends, it stops at the zoo and ends right at a subway stop. Very convenient and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I bought the value package which cost NTD120 with return trip and one stop over in one of the station. I stop over at the temple station, the view was nice there, and afterwards i proceed to the Mao Kong station. The nature view along the walkway is nice. P/s: the crystal cable car is the must try experience, better... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A nice cable ride and there are many tea shops. We chose a shop and had tea. The scenery was nice. However that shop had a lot of restrictions such as being charged for asking for an extra cup.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Although the scenery is not exceptionally scenic, the ride is money worth. It cost only 50NT one way up and another 50NT one way down. There are many tea-houses up the mountain therefore good for tea-lovers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Visited last Sunday in the morning. Seen blankets of white flowers blossoming among the trees. Think this species is flowers from the Tung tree. See it before it withers.

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

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