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Maokong mountain

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Neighbourhood: Neihu District
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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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Come for the view stay for tea and take the bus back down, it´s fun. Up you take the gondola down you take the bus. There´s so many tea houses to choose from and they all offer... read more

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Venice, CA
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Venice, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Come for the view stay for tea and take the bus back down, it´s fun. Up you take the gondola down you take the bus. There´s so many tea houses to choose from and they all offer great views of the distant city and are a respite from the hustle and bustle.

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our trip on Cable Car - all 4 point something Kilometers of it. We chose the glass-bottomed Gondola, which was a good choice. Queue was long, but moved quickly. Apparently you can avoid the queues by pre-purchasing on-line. The glass-bottomed Gondola is every 4/5 Gondola and there is no clear English signage to tell you that you... More 

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 4 km long ride takes you up and down as you travel higher and higher. Loved the glass bottom gondola - no extra cost and worth the wait. Walk a little way up the road to find some wonderful eating places with great views. Food was good and so was the morning

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

you can travel here by bus or a gondola.. both have their uniqueness. I did bby one each way. Once you reach the top it is lined with eateries and ice cream places- mostly having tea as a major ingredient. Fun with friends, family or a good trek,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can reach the top by taking Shuttle bus at nominal cost of NT$ 15 from Zoo MTR station or go by Gondola which costs NT$ 120. Nice place with eateries , hicking tracks. It will be fun with friends and family.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Taipei has some ropeway adventure to offer to everyone. One of them is the Maokong Gondola where you can a breathtaking view of the Maokong mountain. To make things more exciting for you, choose the gondola that has a transparent glass flooring!

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Maokong station is the last station of a gondola/cable car ride which you can take from Taipei Zoo station. It’s a hill with quite pretty views of surrounding tea plantation areas. Many teashops around there, and some street food (there's this stall which sells really yummy taiwan sausages; after exiting the station, turn left at the road and you will... More 

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Every shop here sells tea in some incarnation. This place makes for a nice stroll, and the weather is slightly chilly when compared to the foot of the hill. Food is great, although slightly limited.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

It's a small mountain but it great to walk around the mountain, you will be surprise that you find good coffee place, ice cream place, and even beautiful tree of flowers blossom over the season, there's also shuttle bus to take if you prefer not walking

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Enjoy the gondola ride to Maokong while experiencing breath-taking views. Once you arrive in Maokong, be sure to check out the numerous tea houses and restaurants on top of the mountain. Overall, a relaxing time with the opportunity to taste new food and drinks.

Review collected in partnership with Taipei Inn 台北旅店集团

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