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Kok-Tobe Hill

#6 of 207 things to do in Almaty Features Animals
Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201
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Whole Panorama of Green City Almaty

Kok Tepe Hill is one of the best place to view the whole city of Almaty. In actually, I did not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tokyo, Japan
Fun for a clear sunny afternoon

The cable car is really clean, new and quick - about 4 minutes to the top. Great views all the way... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Louisa C
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Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201

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Reviewed yesterday

Kok Tepe Hill is one of the best place to view the whole city of Almaty. In actually, I did not expect Almaty is such a greenfull city since it is located in the middle of silkroad but it was totally misunderstanding. The ropeway was...More

Thank Shake_Suzu
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cable car is really clean, new and quick - about 4 minutes to the top. Great views all the way. At the top there are viewpoints, 2 nice cafe/ restaurants and lots of stands for drinks, snacks, ice cream. Various attractions including small animal...More

Thank Louisa C
Reviewed 5 days ago

The views are sort of nice of the mountains and green areas nearby, but the city views aren't that great. Lots of things for kids to do, not so much for adults. Very poor souviner shopping up there, and only a handful of decent places...More

Thank pattayainsider
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to hop on and off a moving tram. Great fun and wonderful little zoo. The music blasting made for walking as it you were in a dance video fun as well.

Thank HisGlory72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are not many things to do unfortunately, so if it happened that you stuck in Almaty go and visit this Kok-Tobe hill. At least one nice place in the city. You can hike there like for 15-25 min or you can take a cable...More

Thank darynaobrazenko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun with my. Family , o love the place I recommended to visit , if u love to buy souvenirs buy it from there 👍🏻

Thank khadalaj
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can take cable car to climb up tp the hill. View is fantastic during the climb and also at the top. There is a small zoo and several cafes and restaurants on the top.

Thank volkan d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there at night time and out was pretty dark but still very pretty to see the beautiful city of Almaty surrounded by beautiful mountains. Highly recommend it ~

Thank Sabamx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cable car up to the mountain is nice enough, then you have stunning panoramic views of the city from the top and from the restaurants, and you can get a speed car round trip (like a rollercoaster), buy souvenirs, go see some animals in...More

Thank Sanr88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cable car is quite expensive but you can use a taxi and bus in combination as well, then it is much cheaper. Views over Almaty are very nice and you can see the Tien Shan mountain range very well. There is some local tourism...More

Thank Paspy7711
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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.