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Maokong mountain

Address: Taipei, Taiwan (Neihu District)
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Ranked #22 of 309 things to do in Taipei
Type: Trams, Mountains, Nature & Parks, Transportation
Fee: Yes
Owner description: The Maokong gondola stops at Taipei Zoo, Zhinan Temple and the Maokong station. The Maokong station...
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Type: Trams, Mountains, Nature & Parks, Transportation
Fee: Yes
Owner description: 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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New Delhi, India
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146 reviews 146 reviews
51 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Take the gondola ride to the top and then walk around enjoying lots of food options, enjoy the magnificent views of the city from different vantage points.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Hop on the gondola to the last stop and be ready for a nice walk up the mountain lined with food vendor, restaurants, tea shops, etc. We ended up in a restaurant serving up traditional tea tray and good eats.

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Nagoya, Japan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Spend your time to go to Maokong Mountain by taking Gondola. The entrance is cheap but you can enjoy long journey to the top which surrounded by lush trees below the gondola and the view of Taipei city in the middle of journey. It is a bit takes time to queue before but it's worth it.

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Ballarat, Australia
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31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Had a great time exploring this part of Taipei! We came up here twice, both times via the Gondola. The queues are a bit long but definitely worth it! Some spectacular views both day and night, and walking along the roads is wonderful and pretty easy (at least the parts we did). We stopped at the same teahouse both times... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I visited on a Sunday afternoon. Got there at 1:15, took a number for the crystal gondola ride at 2pm. There was really nothing to do while waiting. Once I finally got inside the building, I had to wait another 15 minutes upstairs. The ride was ok. I have a motion sickness problem so I got a little uncomfortable at... More 

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Australia
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Well worth the trip up, beautiful views, many places to eat, although some have high tourist prices. The air is very clean up there.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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118 reviews 118 reviews
22 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

First a disclaimer that I am not a huge tea drinker and I have hiked in some of the most beautiful parks in the world. If you ride the Maekong Gondola this point is at the top. The area seems to be famous for its tea as there are many tea houses, fields of tea, and loose tea for sale.... More 

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delhi
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

trek thru the mountain was a delight. do go to the monasteries and the tea plantations which are on the way. best to go up by the Gondola and trek down to the main town.

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Managua, Nicaragua
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you go into the gondolas this would be your final destination. There are two temples and many tea houses. Pretty but not as I imagined it to be

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Australia
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

After the enjoyable ride in the gondola, arrived at the top, visited the tourist information and were told to try one of the trails. Yes, it seem like it was full of tea houses and coffee places and overpriced restaurants. As we had planned for a buffet dinner at the hotel, we went for the food court. I give it... More 

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