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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 19 May 2017

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...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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....More

Thank Glenda P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

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...More

1  Thank Yogesh K
Reviewed 5 May 2017

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.

1  Thank R471
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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!

Thank coriks65
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...More

Thank Keston A
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.

Thank Michael_Chick
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...More

Thank Peterseow
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
Thank Katie K
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I kind of ended up here by accident and I'm glad I did. I originally took the brown line from central Taipei city with the intention of visiting the zoo. Ended up at the Gondola station and said what the hell. Ended up on top...More

Thank Andrew B
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jeanette g
4 June 2017|
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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