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Maokong Gondola

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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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great value at the end of the brown mrt LINE

had some time to wander Taipei. Wandered off the MRT brown line and straight onto this. Great sightseeing value. I'm scared of heights, though, so I didn't enjoy it as much as you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Northern california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

had some time to wander Taipei. Wandered off the MRT brown line and straight onto this. Great sightseeing value. I'm scared of heights, though, so I didn't enjoy it as much as you might!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

240 NTD round trip - they take MRT card or cash. Lovely scene of the mountains and the city, though it can feel a little stuffy in July weather. At the top, there are many tea houses and street stalls to try out, and some walking routes. The tea centre is mediocre.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must for any visit to Taipei. The Gondola ride is over 4km long and takes around 40 minutes, so is great value for money. The crystal cabins (glass-bottom) are a nice novelty but not at all essential to enjoy the spectacular views from the gondola. If the crystal cabin queue is long, I'd advise just taking a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A relax place with good scenery and lots of tea plantation and a temple up the hill, especially during weekday. Not too crowded and the weather is chilling. A break from the busy city. But will not be a place to visit occasionally, maybe once or twice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place to be if you got some time to kill, because the gondola ride is around 35-40 minutes to go up and down. They have a cable car that's clear at the bottom, it's absolutely thrilling, and my friend Rebecca cried. It's starting to get pricey especially for tourists who don't live in Taipei, and the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed this Gondola. It was fun and you can actually take the glass bottom cable car for added enjoyment. My only complaint was that the charges is a little on the high side, seems like they have increased the price - this is the place I visit every time I am in Taipei, and I have been to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a really long cable car ride... very picturesque indeed. On the way up we took the normal gondola which was OK. On the way back we took the one with a clear floor - unfortunately it was getting dark so we couldn't see that much - but I suspect if you took that in the day it would... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We managed to squeeze in our itinerary a stop in the Maokong Gondola. It was a bit far from the city, and is right next to the Taipei Zoo. The trip is affordable, and the queue isn't that much of a hassle. There are three possible stops - all of which are unique and worth looking at. Although, do take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We read a review about the clear bottom gondola. We rode from Taipei zoo and dispatcher said the choice is to ride whatever car that comes. Good thing there was a choice given from Maokong to MRT. It was a relatively long and enjoyable ride. One can see so many trees and the smell of the tea when you reach... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily accessible by the metro system (number one line ends here), the Maokong gondola is best explored with a day pass that includes the use of the metro and buses as well. This allows you to hop on and off at the 3 stops on the way up/down. Best in the morning probably before the mid day sun makes it... More 

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