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Maokong mountain

Taipei, Taiwan
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Tea of Taipei: Small-Group Tour with Taipei City Sightseeing
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Private Taipei Night Tour: Tea Cuisine and Culture Discovery in Maokong
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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.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea houses” (116 reviews)
“cable car” (49 reviews)
“gondola ride” (36 reviews)
Taipei, Taiwan
Neihu District
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

I honestly don't get the hype. Yes the view from the top of the mountain is beautiful, as well as the views as you're riding the gondola, but I've seen so many better views elsewhere. and it's not worth the long line at the gondola...More

2  Thank Jeremiah D
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Didn't expect the mountains so easily accessible to CBD. A 2-km ride from the busy Songgao road in the Warner village/shopping mall complex brings you to a tunnel. Once out of the tunnel, you are in the countryside surrounded by lush green mountains. (I am...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 17 November 2015

looking at all the vast green hills of taipei is pretty mind-blowing. Taipei, a city with a mountain and ocean view all in one. The trip there and back is awesome, especially in the glass bottom cable cars. However, the tea up there at Maokong...More

1  Thank LucyATK
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We took the metro to the Taipei zoo and walked a short distance to take the cable car. We used our metro card for easy access and deduction of fare. It was not necessary to buy the additional fare card for the trip. The ride...More

4  Thank RovingRascal
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Mao in Chinese means cat....so we a barked on a journey of interesting old cable car ride that oversees beautiful greenfees and into a quite but interesting village...maokung.....many small restaurants and we ate delicious organic vegetables that never tasted better...the local bred chicken was oven...More

2  Thank Siew S
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Take the clear bottom gondola to ride to the top of the mountain and experience the view of the tropical forest at your feet. At the top, there are a lot of tea houses. We choose the one on the right of the station exit...More

1  Thank thu51
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The extension of the skytrain MTR Muja Line (no.1). The leg shape gondola will take you up to the Maokong mountain. Try the transparent or "crystal" coach to experience the tree top view like a bird. Take a short walk from the terminal station Maokong...More

1  Thank kevhpeng
Reviewed 5 November 2015

The maokong mountain is very cool.... we found there is quite alot of interesting food there and the people are very friendly too

Thank Boscobingo
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Probably the best advice here is avoid the weekends. We didnt and went here on a Sunday. The queue stretched for about a block just to get in to get on a gondola. it was just under an hour waiting time. One aboard it takes...More

Thank themudgeerambler
Reviewed 3 November 2015

My wifE and I went to Maokong mountain on our third day in Taiwan. We took the brown line MRT from Taipei Main Station to the Taipei Zoo station at the eastern end of the line. Maokong gondola station is just a stone throw away,...More

1  Thank HsuDR
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Nearby Attractions
Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple)
116 reviews
1.51 km away
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6 reviews
1.38 km away
Maokong Jhangshu Trail
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jeanette g
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Response from telegrau | Reviewed this property |
like the others said, if it´s too windy or too rainy, 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