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Maokong mountain

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Neighbourhood: Neihu District
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Address: Taipei, Taiwan
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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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A very relaxing place

Maokong mountain is a very relaxing place. First, take the subway to the zoo stop, and then you can take the Maokong cable car up the mountain. The cable car is very lovely with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Katrina M
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took Maokong Gondola from the zoo straight up to Maokong (2 stops). Was a really nice ride. Bought tea leaves from the souvenir shop there and had dinner at Four Brothers, which was a really great choice! Their menu consists of tea-infused ingredients, which was something different from the usual Chinese restaurant. The only bummer was that it was raining... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feet of the Maokong mountain is Taipei Zoo. Before we went to the top of Maokong mountain, we went to Taipei Zoo first. Taipei is the most famous zoological garden in Taiwan and a leader in conservation, research and education, and recreation. It is also the largest zoo in Asia. It contained 377 species of animals. After toured around Taipei... More 

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Thank Dores H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maokong mountain is a very relaxing place. First, take the subway to the zoo stop, and then you can take the Maokong cable car up the mountain. The cable car is very lovely with hello kitty decoration and the scenery along is very beautiful. Getting off the cable car and walking along the road, I can feel the fresh air... More 

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Selangor, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Headed to the mountain for dinner, where I was greeted by the cold wind. I don't know how active it is in the day, but there's nothing much to do at night.

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Thank Jeynalsc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can go easily to the Maokong using cable car. If you stay within Taipei, the route that i suggest will be to go to nearest MRT station >> Taipei Zoo MRT station (at Brown Line) >> walk from the MRT to the cable car station which i remember located very close to the MRT station. The ticket for cable... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very nice attraction ; you can enjoy the nice view and if you take a gondola with transparent floor it is even more interesting. it takes about 20 min to reach a top of the hill. You can buy a city card ( 1 day access) which covers metro and gondola - no limits for one day

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Thank QAzzurroQ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Maokong is a beautiful place. First, you can take Maokong Gondola to the mountain top. Second, there have many routes for you to climb, it is not difficult fot child to climb. Third, if you feel tired, you can find a lot of food or tea shop to taste. At night, you can see beautiful night view over there.

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Thank 舞羅 吠
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

No fan no air-con, very hot in 23 Oct 2016. Nice place up there on the terminal station. Can walk around but with our small children and hot, humid weather. We briefly look around and leave. Tickets has to pay cash.

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Thank Peter L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The greenery is luxurious. The view wonderful. The cable car is the longest I have travelled. Visit the temple and the tea museum.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Though it was raining when we visited, we could still see the great view of downtown Taipei. We visited a Tea Master for a traditional tea ceremony and then had dinner at one of the restaurants on the mountain.

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