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Maokong mountain

Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2181 2345
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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.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
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“cable car” (56 reviews)
“tea house” (36 reviews)
“gondola ride” (36 reviews)
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Taipei, Taiwan
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+886 2 2181 2345
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"cable car"
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"tea house"
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"gondola ride"
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"taipei zoo"
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"tea leaves"
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"mao kong"
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"fried rice"
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"glass bottom"
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"oolong tea"
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"green mountains"
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"zhinan temple"
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"nice view"
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"great tea"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Moukong is a quaint village located at the top of a mountain from where you can have some breathtaking views of Taipei City. It also has some nice tea houses where you can drink locally grown quality tea and at the same time enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was actually in awe seeing greeneries everywhere when I rode the cable car. Maokong mountain is beautiful! Even saw some tea plantations.

Thank Cams R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When told that we would be taking the "Gondola" to Maokong Mountain, I wondered wildly how the flat-bottomed rowing boat ride would be like... No, we were not in Venice and It was not the famous Gondola boat ride. The first stop in this Taiwan...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

this was a great trip after the zoo visit but my only wish is for an enterprising tour-guide at the end of the ride to take you on a 'hop on, hop off'' travel around to the different tea shops. We couldn't decide and opted...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Nice ride to enjoy the views of Taipei, went there early morning to take 4 km long trip,Very easy access from Taipei Metro (Taipei Zoo Station)

Thank Andrew A
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

A fun stroll through the village visiting little shops and taking in the views. We stopped for dinner and enjoyed good food and a wonderful sunset. A great way to end our visit to Taiwan.

Thank Jane M
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Serene place to take a late morning stroll, stop by a shophouse for a cup of freshly brewed cheese tea. Highly recommend the Osmanthus infused Iron Buddha! Took the gondola up the mountain, well worth the money. For $120, it takes you right to the...More

Thank 7erence7am
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

We got to the top of the mountain via the gondola, which was a great way to travel. The mountain has amazing views over the city and the surrounding tea plantations. Once up there, there are tea houses, restaurants and shops to enjoy.

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

You can ride the Maokong gondola all the way to the top. There are a few stations on the gondola where you can get off like Zhinan Temple. An alternative is to get the bus to get around the area. We got up using a...More

Thank Acineto
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

30 min gondola ride to the top of the mountain. Amazing views. Shops and restaurants and tea houses when you get to the top. You can stop at several places along the way to see other sights. Close to the zoo.

Thank Sean B
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Legiman D
November 10, 2017|
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Response from Jam19714 | Reviewed this property |
Taipei Zoo and the Maokong Gondola are worth doing and great value. I would recommend the glass bottomed Gondola to give more impressive views below your feet of the tree tops and terrain. Wait time for the glass... More
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rlorredo
October 14, 2017|
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Response from KC_Nav | Reviewed this property |
Its certainly roomy enough for that, i guess just depends on how many people are riding the same time as you? and what they are carrying with them.
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jeanette g
June 3, 2017|
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Response from Laschon R | Reviewed this property |
It depends if the weather. If it's a bad one, no.
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