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Address: Taipei, Taiwan
Phone Number: 886-2-218-12345
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Tea of Taipei: Small-Group Tour with Taipei City Sightseeing

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slightly bumpy ride but great scenery

If possible use easycard for faster access to regular gondola on way up and wait for crystal gondola on way down. Gondola stops at 3 stations to pickup passengers; the zoo, temple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

If possible use easycard for faster access to regular gondola on way up and wait for crystal gondola on way down. Gondola stops at 3 stations to pickup passengers; the zoo, temple and Maokong station. There are lots of tea shop at the top and quite serene on weekdays. Scenery on the gondola ride is awesome but at the top... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Maokong is a located on mountain nearby Taipei Zoo. If you wish to enjoy a cool weather, nice tea and go away from everyday's stress, then Maokong is the place for you. For a budget traveller, a cab can definitely be avoided. From Taipei main station take MRT towards Zhongshao Fuxing on Bannan line. At Fuxing you need to change... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

For those who want to enjoy good view and relaxing tea time should visit Maokong Gondola! Imagine you just need to pay a few SGD to enjoy to whole entire journey to Maokong, worth for value! There is an extrance to Taipei Zoo so that you can choose to drop at the specific cablecar station.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the ride to Maokong Mountain. Though you have to walk a few meters from Taiwan Zoo to the gondola. Good thing it was sunny (but hot!) when we went there. I suppose it'll be a problem if it's raining.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed our outing to Maokong and the ride on the gondola. A pleasant day out. We initially went on a Sunday, saw the two-hour long lineup, and immediately headed back to the metro station. Returned on a sunny/clear weekday morning and there was virtually no lineup. The gondola ride itself was pleasant and comfortable, though not particularly exciting or unique.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Amazing views on this gondola ride. Do stop a tthe temple on the way down and the Zoo. Go to the museums and the Tea tasting centre. Do go early as the ques build up especially at weekends and holidays. Check the weather as there was a thunder storm at the top and the Gondola was closed down. Fortunately we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The Maokong Gondola ride is a lot of fun, with great views. Make sure you go on a clear day or you wont be able to see much. At the top of the mountain there is a temple and a lot of cafes and restaurants overlooking the city. It's fun for an hour or two and then you are ready... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My family and I broad the Gondola together. The view from it was breath-taking. Beautiful... My toddler just can't help but opened his mouth throughout the ride with "Woo...", "Waa..." and "Wow". It's a nice experience. Do try their carriages with glass flooring... you can literally see trees and structures below you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Good to try in a sunny day. It's other expensive, you can use mrt easy card and there are also all mirror cabin

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Took the gondola down from Maokong station to Taipei Zoo Station. The wait was almost 2 hours for a regular cabin. Even the glass bottom cabins was also not available. Thank goodness the weather was cold during the visit - I cannot imagine if it was in the midst of summer. Comfortable ride and nice scenery along the way.

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