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Kok-Tobe Hill

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Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201
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Good views from the top, and a half decent restaurant at the top

nice views from the top but would be better if the pollution wasn't there. There are lots of things... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yarm, United Kingdom
Summer of beautiful vistas in Almaty

Had traveled to Almaty last year during the Summer months to visit a few friends. So I had passed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan

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Reviewed 2 days ago

nice views from the top but would be better if the pollution wasn't there. There are lots of things to do for kids but not much else The restaurant has good views of the city, go for sunset. (Waiters are a bit surly)

Thank Antonyh1952
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had traveled to Almaty last year during the Summer months to visit a few friends. So I had passed the Kok Tobe lift off Dostyk Ave each morning on my daily 2 hour walk. My local friends asked me if I had ever thought of...More

Thank pointbreakrider125
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grade A scene. A little souvenirs store beside the paying station. There are three levels too it. Good to explore it all and take some time embracing your surroundings. Highly recommend it.

Thank Dr.Q T
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We were there with our 2 young sons (4,5 and 1,3 years old ) Despite that it was very cold , it’s great place for family Small zoo park, attraction big ring ( safe and modern ) Restaurant and some entertainment Fantastic view to Almaty...More

Thank BeHappy75
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Nice views across Almaty but most of the activities up there are really for kids or teens. There is a mini zoo that's interesting, if a little sad to see some of the larger animals caged.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 22 November 2017

If you read anything about it, you'll probably be disappointed. It's just a hill with a (very!) sad little "zoo" and a few children's attractions. The views are pretty good, although it's a shame you can't get a good view of the mountains. You mostly...More

Thank NathanJ4
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

If you visit Almaty, you must go there , don’t drive or take taxi, take cable car. The restaurants are surprisingly better than the one in the city so you may plan to have dinner or breakfast there

Thank richardbozkurt
Reviewed 17 November 2017

You can take a cable car or drive up to a halfway point where a bus will take you the rest of the way. There are a couple small souvenirs shops at top. A little food and a couple carnival type rides. The highlight though...More

Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely afternoon visit especially for children. Nice rides and activities including a couple thrill rides or a ferris wheel. Great views of this lovely city. Also bought a few nice and good priced souveniers.

Thank bobRuthazer
Reviewed 3 November 2017

kok tobe is a major attraction in Almaty and a must see . the ticket is cheap rt is 1000 tenge or 3$ . its a great vista when you get on top and you see the whole city and the mountains surrounding it ....More

Thank travelabound
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4 November 2016|
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Response from softpaws8 | Reviewed this property |
A round trip ticket is about 4000 tenge.
9 March 2015|
Response from jackie v |
it might stil be coldhalf day THE church - Green Market and Kok Tobe full day - drive up to the top of the mountain where they have the winter sports great restaurant take oyu about an hour - make sure the car can make it
15 January 2015|
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Response from hlai7233 |
I was there in Sep 2104, the cable car was out of service at that time.