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Maokong Gondola

Taipei, Taiwan
886-2-218-12345
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$70*
and up
86%
Ranked #3 of 257 Attractions in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Outdoors
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Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Great views and low price were worth the 90 minute wait for the ride up. However, we had no idea that we would have another 90 minute wait and another ticket to get from the top back to the bottom! To avoid freezing in the wind at the top, we ended up crammed in a taxi with 8 other people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The maokong gondola is relatively not crowded as compared to cable cars in other countries. Also, it is really affordable, with multiple stops when travelling from Taipei Zoo Station to Maokong Station. Visitors may opt for either normal cable car cabins or crystal cabins which offer better views.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Fantastic view of both the city+ mountainside, a bit longer than I expected, best sunset I've ever seen!

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

From out there you see the whole city and basically is above a forest for the most of the time. Great for pics and videos. On the highest station you may walk around and choose a restaurant to relax and appreciate the view.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We took the metro from city hall to the zoo on a rainy Tuesday. It was easy to get there. The ticket for the glass bottom cart was incredibly cheap. Workers were super friendly and courteous. We took it to the end and had lunch at the local eatery just outside of the station. It was fun and enjoyable despite... More

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Singapore
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83 reviews 83 reviews
24 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

For only about US$2, you can take a 30-min ride one way to a height of 299m. Views were great! But, at that price and offering they can be forgiven for the long queues!

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Reasonable cost, get there early though as there can be long queues with good weather at the weekend or on holidays.

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

If there is one attraction to go to in Taipei, this is it. The line-up was very long but it goes fast and we waited less than an hour. It was worth the wait! The views on the way up were really awesome. The only thing I didn't like was that they plastered the windows with Hello Kitty, which somewhat... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed the great nature and the greens - fresh air different from the city center of Taipei. The couple that were on the Gondola with my friend and I were screaming the whole way though which made the experience a little less than what it would have been.

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Cochrane, Canada
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

you need a full day here. Very interesting, especially if you like to hike and try out the real local dishes at the restaurants.

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