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Maokong Gondola

Taipei, Taiwan
886-2-218-12345
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Ranked #3 of 254 Attractions in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I am not a big fan of hello kitty, but no doubt there are many girls will love the Hello kitty theme cable car! There are many trekking trails at these area and too bad we are not coming at the right season for the flower blossoms season. However, we do enjoy our Taipei view from top!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

A MUST DO while in Taipei. I caught mrt to the station. The only drawback was the waiting in lines. But you can use your mrt card also to pay for your trip…recommended 1less line to wait in. Aldo if u want the crystal bottom ride you have to purchase from a different booth. If purchased your wait time is... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Great views of the city and enjoyable pleasant ride; try the "crystal" gondola for glass bottom views

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Calgary, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The ride was great. I was on the crystal cabin both ways so got a nice view. To go from Taipei Zoo station to Maokong Station is cost NT$50 and it takes 30 minutes (timed). The cost for regular and crystal cabin is the same. 5 people max in the crystal cabin but the wait for the crystal cabin was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

a great day trip whether you are with kids, elderly(like me) or friends the entire trip takes about 20 minutes and the view is spectacular. If you can spare the extra time - lets take the crystal gondola for some thrill, but it comes with some waiting time you have to walk about 10 min from Taipei Zoo station to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Same price as normal cabin. 1st thing to do upon reaching. Get the q tickets for crystal cabin. Need to wait at least 45mins then join q to get into crystal cabin. Max fare nt50 n cover quite long distance. Nothing much to do at maokong mountain top. U can try to brew tea drink n admire scenery but beware... More

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Its cheap, maybe even cheaper than the metro! I especially like the ride which takes around 20 mins to get to the top. After which you can go walk around the mountain then drink tea. Overall a great ride.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I waited for the crystal gondola carriages - which means the bottom of the carriage is see-thru. Really cool if you are not afraid of heights~ the view from the gondola ride is superb and very cheap

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Closed on Mondays for maintenance. We went on a Friday, the line for the Crystal cabin (clear bottom floor) was shorter than the line for the regular cabins. Not so on the way down so we took the regular cabin. Grab a cup of tea at one of the many tea houses to enjoy the views

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I could not believe that the gondola was considered as a public transport! it was unlike any other gondola I had ever been on before! The trip was quite lengthy but there was an amazing view which literally changed every time you had passed a station ( turns e.t.c.) Being a bit afraid of heights, I felt a bit queasy... More

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