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Maokong Gondola

Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2181 2345
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Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2181 2345
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s a great olace to visit if you’d like a really good scenery from the mountains overlooking the city and greeneries. However, I hope they can improve or make the map guide for tourists more comprehensive. We were looking for the apricots grove but got...More

Thank LizG1981
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'll review just the gondola itself (and not the destinations it can bring you). The gondola station is very easy to get to once you get off Taipei Zoo metro station. There are multiple signs for you to follow. When we were there on a...More

Thank Rainne_T
Reviewed 3 days ago

I would definitely recommend taking the Gondola, if only for the view over Taipei from the many tea rooms in the area. Tea was good, dinner was excellent. I would recommend going there a bit before sunset on a sunny day, to enjoy both the...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the glass bottom gondola and didn't have to wait too long. The views were awesome and we had a great time doing it. We didn't do much at the top, simply bought some water and got back in line to go down

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was there around 4. By the time we reach half of our journey. The entire place was dark, nothing much to see. The driver for the shuttle bus was even worse as he drove very fast and brake furiously when there is corner turning....More

1  Thank ckloke
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were interested in visiting some of the tea houses in Maokong so we took the gondola up to the top. It offers lovely views of the surrounding countryside as well as the city of Taipei (and Taipei 101). The line for the crystal carriage...More

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love this place. I'm not big on rollercoasters, and definitely never doing the Zipper again in my lifetime (look it up, my head and stomach still spin). But I do love the views overlooking the bucolic hills, and then the backdrop of Taipei...More

Thank Alden L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a good way to see the city. Get the multi stop pass and explore. Once at the top taste some tea.

Thank Phillip R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great excursion which takes you out of the city and up into the mountains for a stroll around the tea houses and plantations. The air is cooler and there is a fantastic view of greater Taipei

Thank AlvinNarod
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's worth a try... We went up on the mountain and in to the jungle b4 we got to the gondola. It offers you a wide selection of amazing wiew and lively nature... The gondola it self is just a gondola...but the surrounding is amazing....More

1  Thank Neda S
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9 November 2017|
Response from Rod K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vincent! I'm guessing you want to get to Jiufen from Taipei? We've just done it, and it's very easy. Take the MRT to Songshan station. Use exit 4, then walk to the bus stop. The bus stop is in a semi-circular lane (lane... More
8 November 2017|
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Response from Gett B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can get to Maokong via the Taipei Zoo Metro station. It’s around a 10-min walk from the Metro station to the Taipei Zoo station of the gondola. From the base station to Maokong station it’s around 20 mins.
Jennifer H
14 October 2017|
Response from Victorianlad | Reviewed this property |
The gondola normally closes on Mondays for maintenance (except once a month.) 13 November 2017 is the day after Sun Yat-sen's birthday commemmoration, which I believe is an unofficial public holiday (albiet this year being... More