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Maokong Gondola

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Address: Taipei, Taiwan
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Tea of Taipei: Small-Group Tour with Taipei City Sightseeing
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Great gondola ride from street level to the top of the mountain.

You can catch this gondola in several places including the local zoo. We started at the street level to make the journey and experience longer. There are two gondola... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Paul K
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Denton, Texas
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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can catch this gondola in several places including the local zoo. We started at the street level to make the journey and experience longer. There are two gondola “experiences.” One is called the crystal car and it has a Plexiglas floor so you can see below as you ride. The price is the same but the wait is a... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Overrated place with so many tourist. Went on the 1st of jan which is why. The crystal cabin was cool but is overrated. Around 100 twd one way when compared to 60 twd for zoo admission next door. I would say to give maokong a miss. Only nice food on top was the green tea ice cream. No spectacular views... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's an awesome and amazing experience! Love the scenery and the pricing is reasonable. Crystal clear cabin was exciting as you can look at the bottom view too.

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1 Thank Vanessa O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Several Taiwanese friends told me that they wanted to take me to see the night view of the city. Little did I know I would be taking a glass-bottom gondola on a 20 minute ride (we ended up in one both ways) to the top of Maokong. It was a great ride and offered plenty if time to soak up... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is nice ride up the mountain from the basin of Taipei up to the mountains. I think the whole trip takes about 20 minutes including a stop at Taipei Zoo to unload and load more passengers. You embark a short walk away from the MRT station using your MRT card of a special collectors edition purchased at Maokong Station.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was a beautiful place! The mode of transport is very special. We went there for a walk and lunch. You may want to try as the dishes are all made with tea leaves! A set meal for 2 costs about 1000NTD.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

120 twd one way to maokong station from taipei zoo stn.. we drove here.. its accessible by train.. for the same price u can choose crystal clear o regular cabins.. pretty safe.. the crystal clear cabin can accomodate up to 5, while regular up to 8.. u cant choose ur own cabin.. the queue was fast. At Maokong station, nothing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view and our cheapest cable car ride, so far at NTD 120/way. We took the crystal cabins and I definitely recommend it. (if you don't have a fear of heights, of course) You will be treated with a lot of nice scenery including the Taipei 101 if the sky is clear. I'd say, no other way to go up... More 

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cambridge uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to view Taipei and see part of a tea-growing town on the outskirts. 4km ride and about 250m up the city, takes 30min at the cost of NT$120 (£3). When you get to Maokong, dine or have tea at one of the many teahouses. Great views and such a relaxed atmosphere.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a good place to have a refreshing break from City traffic and noise. Very conveniently located next to Taipei Zoo and can be reached by MRT. Gondola ride is fun specially for the first timers, it takes about 20 min to reach to the top. Recommend to take glass bottom cabin for amazing views beneath you as you ride... More 

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