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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” (50 reviews)
“gondola ride” (36 reviews)
Taipei, Taiwan
Neihu District
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week ago

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

Thank Varga Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank tedfu0228
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank janice j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  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

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

Thank Ramneet K
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Literally breathtaking. On the way up, Il enjoyed watching the mountain range basked in different shades of orange from the late evening sunset. It was summer so the sunset can get a bit blinding but it was not too warm. The glass-bottom gondola is a...More

Thank VoguelyVivien
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Lots of tea restaurants. Watch out for thunderstorms. Gondola operations are suspended during thunderstorms.

Thank vinod_hyd
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We took the Maokong cable car up the mountain to the tea plantations at the top.There we did a very lovely and easy mountain hike between the green and leafy environment.It was such a blessing to get away from the hustle and bustle of the...More

Thank andrew293913
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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