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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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Ride to top on sunset

This was a great trip to the top of the mountain we did on sunset. Great idea and at the top is lots of restaurants who cook their dishes in the local teas.

Reviewed October 18, 2015
Vic H
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

Riding the cable car is a must if you plan to go and explore maokong mountain :) they have friendly staff, they will suggest places to visit. when you reached maokong mountain be sure to explore the place. Walking is okay or bike riding. You get to breathe fresh air, explore different types of tea (visit their tea museum) and... More 

Thank Delie C
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

This was a great trip to the top of the mountain we did on sunset. Great idea and at the top is lots of restaurants who cook their dishes in the local teas.

Thank Vic H
Kitchener, Canada
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

Tea Houses, views, good food and some quiet road to take a walk on make this worth it. was one of the highlights

Thank KitchenerCouple1986
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 12, 2015

Markets had a great feel to them and the views are amazing! We used the Gondola to get up there but if you aren't keen on heights there is a road that runs through so a taxi up would be simple enough.

Thank Xander-Christine
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Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

It's the real nature. To see the tea farms in the middle of the mountains is not a regular view. Take cup of tea in these green mountains. Visit very nice temple's in the Maokong mountain. You will find 3 nice temple's. In addition, in the top of the mountain you will find food stores like in night markets. In... More 

Thank Caesar N
Mississauga, Canada
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Reviewed September 29, 2015

Very nice view of the city and also easy to get to by taking the MRT. The gondola trip is the best where one has a choice of regular or glass bottom.

Thank Peter H
Como, Italy
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Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Nothing to see at the top of the mountain, just have a cup of tea and come back as soon as possible since there is not that much to see or do.

Thank Leyart
Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Take the gondola up to Maokong and enjoy the views. The Crystal Cabins with glass floors are well recommended! Once you reach the top, go right and follow the signs to 樟山寺, Zhangshan Temple. The trail is scenic and makes for a good hike. Once you reach the temple, enjoy a full view of Taipei City. You will not regret... More 

Thank Tobias J
Perth, Western Australia
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Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

When in Taipei don't miss visiting Maokong mountain. The views across Taipei are magnificent from the gondolas taking you up and across the mountain to Maoking.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 12, 2015

A great view it's quite a long ride up bring a drink and fan as its hot in the gondola . Take time to sort your ride as you can get off at different stops

Thank Sandra D

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