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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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a good view of city nothing more

a quiet and peaceful ropeway ride that lasted about 20 minutes takes you up the mountain..lots of food stalls up the top nothing more though..the ride maybe better if done in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Srinivasan R
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

a quiet and peaceful ropeway ride that lasted about 20 minutes takes you up the mountain..lots of food stalls up the top nothing more though..the ride maybe better if done in the afternoon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Wen't up during the day and down in the evening. Going up, it's pretty much just all green and the view is nice. The huge dip between the last two stations is interesting as well. Taking the glass bottom gondola is fun at that point, otherwise not really adding much. Riding it down once the sun has set and all... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

After visiting Taipei zoo proceed & ride maokong gondola. Best time is late in the after noon so you can view the sunset while ascending, 30 mins ride going to summit. Lots of stalls & restos to enjoy while enjoying the scenery. You can stay for awhile as last trip going down via gondola at 930pm if you miss it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Better than Taipei 101. You get to see Taipei on a different angle more so when you board their crystal cabin car. Be prepared to see trees at your feet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

You can see how green Taipei is from the gondola. Then spend your time trekking to the observation deck where you can capture good picture of Taipei with Taipei 101. Would be better if they have more space for pedestrians along the roads. I felt quite unsafe walking around and always had to watch out for vehicles especially at all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The ride to the mountain top provides an excellent view of Taipei. It is also quite affordable as it cost the same as a regular MRT ride (based on distance). The air at the top is fresh and the place is known for tea. It feels like going outside the city when in fact it's still Taipei.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Loves it !!! It costs only 50 for one-way, and long way enough. You can't miss the crystal cabin, it has see-through floor, feel very exited! I don't care about HelloKitty though.. After you get to the top, go to the cafe and have a fruit tea served in a pot. It was sooo nice. Smells Mango fruit, beautiful orange... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The entire trip is 30mins long but worth the time(one way). I suggest traveller to ride the crystal cabin from the last metro station and finish the three stations. Then on the way back, you may ride the regular cabin. Waiting time for crystal cabin is longer compared to regular cabin. Bring a jacket since it is cold in the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We went on a weekday morning and fortunately, there was a very short queue, so we opted for a crystal cabin. It costs the same to ride a crystal cabin costs as a regular cabin, except that the crystal cabins don't come as often as the regular ones and you will have to wait for a longer time. The ride... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We have seen gondolas before, but this was is a joke, we know Taiwan is small, but this construction reminded us of Africa trip we took many years back, we did not feel safe on this one, and the area so noisy and polluted and bad food smell everywhere.

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