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Maokong mountain

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Address: Taipei, Taiwan
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The Maokong gondola stops at Taipei Zoo, Zhinan Temple and the Maokong...

The Maokong gondola stops at Taipei Zoo, Zhinan Temple and the Maokong station. The Maokong station stop at the top of the mountain offers a panoramic view of the city and visitors can try delicacies like noodles with tea oil and glutinous rice with bamboo shoots.

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Tea of Taipei: Small-Group Tour with Taipei City Sightseeing

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A charming walk with a sunset

My gf and I went to Maokong mountain on an evening, to see the sunset on the city. Gondola are really nice but a lot more expensive than the bus, so for us one way was enough... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Nantes, France
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Nantes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My gf and I went to Maokong mountain on an evening, to see the sunset on the city. Gondola are really nice but a lot more expensive than the bus, so for us one way was enough (the first, by day time). When on top of the tower, to climb in the gondola, take the right path to have a... More 

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Newport, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

only about $4 (US) each way on the gondola, up the side of the mt. Just a short walk to that station, from the Taipei Zoo station of the MRT (subway/elevated train.) Waiting extra in line for the glass-bottomed cars is NOT worth it; the views are out the sides, not the floor. Plus, you can look down with no... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been lucky enough to visit Maokong a few times over the last 7 years and I hope I can continue to visit in the years to come. We happened upon Taipei purely by accident on a stop over from Canada to Australia. We were so taken with the hospitality and diversity of the countryside that we continue to... More 

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Thank Larraine C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good way to spend a relaxing time by taking the going over the mountain. If you don´t have a problem with it take a box with a glass floor- awsome !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my families. We tried tea flavor ice cream and some Chinese tea there. It's beautiful and the views are peace. We spent a nice afternoon there.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too far from Taipei city center. Reachable by metro, followed by gondola. A good get-away from city life. Up there in the mountain, there are cafes & hiking trails, and a huge Chinese temple, Zhi Nan Gong.

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Shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Ride / Great fresh breeze and nature - if you have time you should go, one way by gondola and the other with bus - so much nature so closed to downtown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are lucky enough to get good weather, then this is a must do activity. Takes you to the top where we had a selection of traditional shops and tea lounges.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only had 2 days in Taipei and planned on my second day to go up on the Gondola. Was really looking forward to it only to get off at the train station to find that it is not running on mondays as this is the day they do maintenance on it. Not mentioned anywhere in the travel brochures so very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

There are so many different experiences that doing a little research ahead of time goes a long way. Like most popular places in Taiwan, weekends and holidays will be packed with tourists and locals alike. Your best bet anywhere is going to be weekdays when everyone else is in school and at work. Before visit: Reserve ahead for "crystal" cars,... More 

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