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The Maokong Gondola

A month ago I asked people for information about 9 relatively unknown or isolated cable systems around the world. Marielle Brown offered to write a guest post about the troubled Maokong Gondola in Taipei and I was more than happy to accept.

The Maokong Gondola in Taipei. All images by Marielle Brown.

The Maokong Gondola originally opened in July 2007, but was closed shortly after in October 2008 due to safety concerns after a typhoon left one of the support pillars damaged near a cliff. After relocating the pillar, and extensive safety testing, the Maokong Gondola reopened in April 2010.

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