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Maokong Gondola Riders to Enjoy Movies in the Air through Nov. 10

Take the Maokong Gondola and enjoy a free movie! “Growing up is all about competing with others,” (Turn Around) “Work hard and good things will happen,” (Secrets in the Hot Spring) “You are bound to pay your debts,” (Infernal Affairs). Do these classic movie quotes evoke images of the films from yesteryear?

The Maokong Gondola has pulled out all the stops this time by being the first to bring the cinema to the air! The Sky Film initiative invites everyone to watch movies while riding the gondola! From now until November 10, a total of 10 handpicked films will be screened at random aboard the Maokong Gondola. Passengers simply need to scan the QR code in the gondola to watch the movies for free! The more you ride the gondola, the more movies you will be able to watch! Everyone is invited to ride the Maokong Gondola and experience the fantastic feeling of watching films in the air!

In collaboration with Taiwan Mobile’s myVideo platform, Taipei Metro Maokong Gondola has subverted tradition by hosting the Sky Film event for the first time, featuring 10 critically acclaimed Asian films including “I Can’t Live Without You”, “The Bold, The Corrupt And The Beautiful”, “The Busy Young Psychic”, “Love in a Puff”, “Infernal Affairs”, “Turn Around”, “The Rooftop”, “About Youth”, “Secrets in the Hot Spring”, and “Take Point.” From now until November 10, simply scan the QR code inside the Maokong Gondola, and these popular movies will be immediately downloaded onto your phone. Every time you ride the Maokong Gondola, you will be given a new opportunity to scan the QR code, meaning that the more you ride the gondola, the more movies you will be able to enjoy. This is definitely something not to be missed by movie enthusiasts and those who love to try new things!

After riding the Maokong Gondola, watching movies, and exploring Maokong, feel free to relish in the local tea-inspired cuisine and Tie Guan Yin (Iron Goddess) tea. In addition, Maokong Gondola Taipei Zoo Station also offers free audio guide rental service to let the visitors learn about local customs in greater detail. The audio guide requires a deposit of NT$500, which will be refunded in full by returning the audio guide at any of the Maokong Gondola stations on the same day. At the same time, audio guide flyers can be obtained from the information counters at various Maokong Gondola stations, allowing visitors to scan the QR code on the flyers with their smartphones and enjoy the convenient audio guide service.

In order to save time in the queue, citizens are advised to make use of the online booking system before boarding the Maokong Gondola; simply visit the Taipei e-services online website one day in advance, click on Maokong Gondola Booking System within TRTC Service List, select the riding date, the type of cabin, and the time, and print out the Maokong Gondola Booking Form to complete the booking procedure. By doing so, you will be able to reduce the time spent waiting in the queue and plan your journey more efficiently. Online booking system website: (https://ssl.metro.taipei/gondolabooking/).

For Maokong Gondola-related information such as fare and opening hours, please refer to the Maokong Gondola website (https://www.gondola.taipei/), contact the company’s 24-hour customer service hotline (02) 218-12345, 1999 Taipei Citizen Hotline (for callers outside of Taipei, please dial 02-27208889) or visit the company’s website (http://www.metro.taipei/).