Cable Car in Maokong

Maokong Gondola

This 4km-long, 30-minute gondola ride is as much an attraction as a mode of transport. On clear days and nights the views across Taipei and up the lush Zhinan River valley are enchanting; on foggy days they are drea…
Temple in Maokong

Zhinan Temple

The serene and stately Zhinan Temple sits high above Wenshan District in a near feng shui–perfect perch: two rivers converge in the valley below, while lush wooded hills flank its rear halls. First built in 1891, th…
Museum in Maokong

Tea Research and Promotion Centre

This lovely red-brick building, about a 20-minute walk from Maokong station, has tranquil gardens, free tea, and a demonstration hall showing the excruciating process that goes into making a decent brew from picking…
Waterfall in Maokong

Silver Stream Cave Waterfall

This is a narrow waterfall that flows out of a cave; the rock face behind has a spooky temple built into the stone.