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Taipei’s Maokong Gondola to close from Sept. 13 until mid-December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time in its 15-year history, Taipei City’s Maokong Gondola will have its overhead cables replaced, requiring the popular attraction to close from Sept....

Taipei's Maokong Gondola to undergo cable replacement until December

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — After operating for 15 years, the Maokong Gondola will have its cables replaced starting in September, Metro Taipei announced on Friday (Aug. 20). Metro Taipei updated the h...

Maokong cuisine delivery now available for parts of Taipei, New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government has joined hands with the Maokong commercial district in launching a food delivery service to aid businesses in the tourist attraction battered by t...

Maokong Gondola offering NT$50 rides to all Taiwan residents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is offering all Taiwan nationals and foreigners with a valid resident certificate an NT$50 (US$1.72) per ride deal on the Maokong Go...

Maokong Gondola in Taipei to suspend service for 100 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Maokong Gondola will suspend service for 100 days for maintenance starting Aug. 30, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) announced on Tuesday (April 13). The mon...

Taipei to offer kids free amusement park admission during upcoming holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) will offer children unlimited free Maokong Gondola rides and free admission to the Taipei Children’s Amusement Park during th...

Taipei Grand Hike certification activity is up and running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government started its Taipei Grand Hike certification activity for 2021 on Friday (Jan. 1), challenging the public to take on the 92-kilometer trail network t...

Best spots in Taipei’s Maokong to watch NYE fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has recommended three spots in Maokong for people to celebrate New Year's Eve and watch the Taipei 101 fireworks. TRTC, whic...

Get hot deals by taking Maokong Gondola in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Maokong Gondola is inviting members of the public to take pictures with panda-themed designs in its stations and carriages to win preferential deals. Individuals wh...

Maokong Gondola to arrange special viewing for Taipei 101 fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you would like to watch the Taipei 101 fireworks display while taking the Maokong Gondola, you may be in luck. The Maokong Gondola will designate 14 cars as special ...

Taipei screens National Geographic Channel’s ‘Inside: Taipei Grand Trail’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government held the first screening of the “Inside: Taipei Grand Trail” show on Tuesday (Dec. 8). The one-hour program is a joint effort by the ...

Woman dies after falling from Maokong Gondola Taipei Zoo Station

A woman died after falling from the Taipei Zoo Station of the Maokong Gondola line Saturday morning. According to the Taipei City Fire Department, it received an emergency call at around 11:48 a.m....

Taipei’s Maokong Gondola offers Moon Festival discount

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you lack plans for the Mid-Autumn Festival, consider a gondola ride up to Maokong, taking advantage of a discounted ride to admire the moonlit views of the Taipei grid ...

TRTC to hold holiday fair at Maokong Gondola

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has announced that it will hold a trial run of a holiday fair at the plaza beside the Maokong Gondola’s Taipei Zoo Station fr...

Taipei councilor suggests shorter Maokong Gondola operation time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Maokong Gondola could reduce its operation time if Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) accepts a city councilwoman's suggestion that the gondola only operat...