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Maokong Gondola

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Address: Taipei, Taiwan
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+886 2 2181 2345
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US$95.00*
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Tea of Taipei: Small-Group Tour with Taipei City Sightseeing
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Fun ride up the mountain, don't wait for the crystal cabin

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sunnyvale, California
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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 3 days 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 3 days ago NEW 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 5 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I thought this Gondola ride up to Maokong was a short one. Boy was I wrong. This Gondola takes you from outskirts of Taipei up the mountains for a half-hour ride up across valleys and mountains up to the place known for it's tea: Maokong. The price to ride the Gondola is not much, and I would highly recommend going... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a ride on the gondola after visiting the zoo. The rides are not expensive and the view along the way is nice. It was very cold when we reached the top and there are a few cafes and a eating place there. Almost similar to the cable car ride in Hong Kong's the peak but less commercialized.

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Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The rope way journey from national zoo and back to zoo station was really great. It is about 1 km distance by ropeway. Very good sight of Taipei 101 from the top of Maokong Gondola. Worth a travel

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of my family members made a trip to the top. Everything good but ticket price...should lower a little bit.

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