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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were fortunate there were no lines. We waited a little until the crystal car with a glass floor came. On average, it seems about every fifth car is crystal. I don’t think the glass floor added much. Mostly, we were much more interested in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended to visit Maokong gondola when you are in Taipei it has a nice view that you can see Taipei from about 4km above the tea plantation. Midway you can visit a beautiful temple or just take some photos with wonderful view. We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sutinij
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took Maokong Gondola from Taipei Zoo South Station. Fees was NT100 (easy card can be used). Note: EASYCARD holders who use their card to enter the Taipei Zoo receive a NT$20 discount on one subsequent trip on the Maokong Gondola. The station is not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank paulynyyy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gondola was easily one of my favorite things I did in Taipei, as the views, despite an overcast day, were excellent. You do really get a better feel for how spread out the city is, as the gondola winds around the mountains. At the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Conan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cable car is actually very enjoyable giving you a great view of taipei city. The height is pretty good athough I did not expect it to be that high. Stop at the top for tea and snacks or visit the temple midway.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nemesisvv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a long ride for a cheap price - kids loved taking pictures through the glass bottom and we walked around the tea houses at top and had tea and cake. Nice views of lush green trees all the way up and back. Very stable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Y413AGjessicas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it was a raining day, we decided to experience the Maokong Gondola, and visit some of the sights at the top. The rain turned into a full whiteout in the form of low-lying cloud or fog as we ascended towards Maokong station. As a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Tania291
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our last day at Taiwan, took the MRT Brown Line to Taipei Zoo Station. Walked 450m to the Māokōng Gondola Station. Fare for the cable car is TWD120 one way per adult to the top. Total journey is 4km over two other stations in between....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Cheekar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two types of gondola. Normal and Crystal. Just choose the normal one, save you a lot of time. Crystal are not worth the try. It is just a crystal glass beneath your feet. The glass are blur and scratchy. No point wait long...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DANKHOR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a nice experience to go with the Gondolas! Even if I am afraid of heights, I could overcome and see the beauty of the view! When arriving to Maokong we enjoyed a nice walk to see tea and other farmers. Also a nice lunch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Travel-adventure21
June 30, 2018|
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Response from shubhrom2017 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the pass at 7 Eleven’s or at MRT stations and is very easily available. If you have only two days, as the other two days you have booked tours, suggest you plan the days and then decide if you would like to buy... More
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June 23, 2018|
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Response from shubhrom2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most of the Gondolas are not with a glass floor. Infact one in 5 are the glass floor ones
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Travel-adventure21
May 15, 2018|
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Response from shubhrom2017 | Reviewed this property |
We were there recently (12th to 16th June), but we did not do the Taipei Zoo.
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