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Maokong mountain

Taipei, Taiwan
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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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  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea houses” (118 reviews)
“cable car” (52 reviews)
“gondola ride” (36 reviews)
Taipei, Taiwan
Neihu District
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it was hot the days we were in Taipei but the wait for the Maokong gondola (which I have separately reviewed through its own TA listing) was not excessive. The gondola affords great views of not just the forest over which it passes but...More

Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the MRT get off at the Maokong station. Off the station turn left, you will see the Maokong Gondola station about 1 block away. The Gondola is about half an hour long, it has 3 stops. 1st stop to the the Zoo, 2nd stop...More

3  Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You take a funny cable car going vertical 5km to escape a city. Great tearooms, nice view of the city.

Thank jajalumaca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No AC in the cable car this is unexpected. But the view on the top is nice. Better to go there during autumn and winter. Its super duper hot on the cable car. It takes around 20 mins for the whole trip. Up to the...More

Thank Lam Lam C
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We visited this amazing spot last week. The gondolas were very safe, the queue was long but it got handled relatively quickly. Asian efficiency. There is an option to choose gondola with a transparent bottom. Tourist trap. Every 10th-15th gondola is transparent, so the queue...More

1  Thank Varga Z
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Taking the maokong gondola the the maokong station, then follow the trail sign " 樟樹步道 " (Zhang shu bu dao), which means camphor tree trail. You may find pond, tea trees, plants, old farm house and pigs farm, and to the famous buddhism temple。 About...More

1  Thank tedfu0228
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Just spend few hours here to see the view and to ride the tram. The weather that day was a rainy. It was the perfect time to a ride the tram as it wasn't too hot and you could feel the cool breeze. The tram's...More

1  Thank janice j
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Several spots on Maokong provide the best views of Taipei. Especially the 'telescopic deck' unparallelled views on a clear day. Can do several hiking trails. Visit thr tea houses. Sit and watch the view. Many options. The shuttle busses are free. Use them to get...More

2  Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A whole village of teahouses and history up here. Easy to access via the gondola. Also has many trails for hiking. Be aware- there are a lot of stairs along some of these trails. They take you down into the valley and back up. Signage...More

1  Thank Tansy C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Entire journey from taking cable car to coming back is an experience of a lifetime. The view is spectacular! Don't forget to enjoy a cup of tea in one of the restaurants for a serene experience. Keep atleast half a day for this visit because...More

1  Thank Ramneet K
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jeanette g
4 June 2017|
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Response from Laschon R | Reviewed this property |
It depends if the weather. If it's a bad one, no.
17 September 2015|
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Response from janeX3107RD | Reviewed this property |
Btw, we had the hotspring bath in Beitou.. In the room,there were complimentary tea, coffee and water available. Another round of complimentary tea and dessert was served on another floor at the end of the session.
17 December 2014|
Response from new88 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Posted wrongly