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Maokong Gondola

Taipei, Taiwan
886-2-218-12345
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Ranked #3 of 253 Attractions in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Imagine hundreds of feats above the mountain, traveling in between hills in a gondola built by glass...the true beauty of sky view is speechless!

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Taipei
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Maokong is a cool place to visit before or after the Taipei Zoo (which isn't that great by the way) More preferably, you can just spend the day at Maokong. After you ride the gondola to the top there are several hiking trails and museums to take a look at. Once you've worked up an appetite on your hikes, there... More

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Busan, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

For less than a dollar each way this is a great way to see Taipei and can be combined with a trip to the nearby zoo. Bargain!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Very easy to get to via public transportation. Very nice view and relaxing ride. Highly recommend to set aside more time to explore. Some of the cafes maybe a little pricey and full of tourists.

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PH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We came mid-day Saturday right after going to Taipei Zoo. Short wait (around 10min) before getting into the cable car. We were somewhat cramped as our group of 3 had to join a family of 4 in one cabin. Not a good idea to go in summertime as it was too hot..( I was expecting the cable car would be... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Nothing to dislike. Excellent place to visit, amazing views would highly reccomend. Price very reasonable.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is our first day activity and if we had time, we would love to go back again. The whole journey is peaceful, quiet and just enjoyable. There were just 3 of us in the cable car and we could even lie down for a photo. The whole route has 4 main stations (where you can get on and off)... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We tried the glass bottom cabin, which took us about half an hour to wait in queue. There were a few stops before we reached the top at Maokong and the view was nice, although I'd still say the cable car ride at Hong Kong Ocean park is better. Not much to see at Maokong. We visited the "tea museum"... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If you are a fan of nice views, the Maokong Gondola is a must-see. I went with the crystal cabin (glass floor), which I would definitely recommend. From the gondola you can both see the urban areas of Taipei and the mountainside and tea plantations, and at the top you can relax over a nice cup of green tea. Just... More

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We went there after visiting the Taipei Zoo. In fact the gondola (cable car) station was inside the zoo itself. The queue wasn't that long and the fee isn't considered expensive compared to those in Singapore and Hong Kong. We even tried the crystal cabin on our return (which some find it scary to look down through) and it was... More

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