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Kok-Tobe Hill

#6 of 200 things to do in Almaty Features Animals
Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201
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Stunning vista of Almaty - a must visit

As part of a city tour, the whole bunch of us went up Kok-Tobe Hill. Cable car took us up and a van... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Petaling Jaya
Pretty night view of the city

If you want to visit Almaty city, u must go kok-tone hill. U can take the cable car to the hill... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marty K
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Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As part of a city tour, the whole bunch of us went up Kok-Tobe Hill. Cable car took us up and a van brought us back down. The ride up was interesting - we were able to have a sneak view into how houses in...More

Thank RuzalPetalingJaya
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want to visit Almaty city, u must go kok-tone hill. U can take the cable car to the hill. The view there is great especially during sun set and night.

Thank Marty K
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is another must-see location of Almaty. You climb by cable car and see the city from top. On the hill, there are many attractions including a mini zoo. Food and drink are also available.

Thank OzanKarahan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried getting here on foot but a bit too far from city centre to walk so took a taxi. Modern cable car ride to the top providing commanding views of the surrounding landscape. Fairground attractions at the top and plenty to keep youngsters busy. Worth...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is well worth the trip just for the views of Almaty and the mountains. There are some fun activities for the kids. Very romantic at night.

Thank Derrick C
Reviewed 1 week ago

most popular hill in the city, takes just 15-20 min to be on top. Good location and activities there. everyone can find something interesting: from kid to adult. good place to spend some romantic time together )))

Thank Kamila L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't crowded in February, so it is recommended to visit it in winter if you don't like crowded places. We bought a bunch of souvenirs. There is a beautiful view to the city.

Thank Hilola G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit, especially in the evening to see the sunset. A few restaurants and fast food joints, theme part rides if you like that kind of thing, otherwise it's just a nice area to walk around and enjoy the views. Taking the cable...More

Thank Olga K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant views of the mountains and of the city. Well worth the 2000 kzt to get up and back on the cable car. A must see for any visitor. The amusement park and few shops to visit at the top are kid friendly with a...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Cable car up so that we could see the view of the entire city - that was good because it gives a good understanding of the city. Wonderful to walk around when nice weather - they have a cafe , a ferries...More

Thank youke_worldwide
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Hello everyone, How much is the ticket for ferris wheel / gondola? Thanks for your answer.
4 November 2016|
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Response from softpaws8 | Reviewed this property |
A round trip ticket is about 4000 tenge.
Will be visiting Almaty from 29 March to 1st April 2015 on a tight business trip.Can anyone suggest what places can I cover in between the breaks, and one full day break. My advantage is, I will have a full time transport with me with local driver/guide. I want to utilize my short visit at the best. Also want to know what will be weather that time, with kind of clothing suggested.
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
I am coming in the first week of February Is it nice time to visit Kok-Tube Hill?
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.