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Kok-Tobe Hill

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Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201
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Loved the maintain

If you visit Almaty, you must go there , don’t drive or take taxi, take cable car. The restaurants... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
South San Francisco, California
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great view of city

You can take a cable car or drive up to a halfway point where a bus will take you the rest of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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“small zoo” (40 reviews)
“roller coaster” (27 reviews)
“cable car” (105 reviews)
Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201

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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's so much more than just a cable cart ride. At the top there's a little carnival, a zoo and a few more attractions, locals go there as well. It's a fun place, the view depends on the smog above the city.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a special bus that runs up here from the city for 300tg, but I couldn’t find it. However, from the top it’s easy to take the bus back down. If you want to save some money, buy a one way tram up and...More

Thank wvzjxq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We become kids again here, was a nice place . Do visit and make sure you do a booking at Abey resturant. We didn’t find any fancy veg food , but Asparagus was great.

Thank Vinita70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must do thing in Almaty, reasonable prices with a lot activities going on the top of Kok-tobe. We have been during sunset, so the panoramic view was amazing!

Thank Rahat J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit place in Almaty. There is a breath taking view from Kok-Tobe Hill. It’s beautiful throughout the year. There’s also mini zoo with a chance to feed animals (you’ll need to buy food there, not allowed with your own)

Thank Sabina B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to look over and see the city from a great position.It is a great area for children to have fun.Nice restaurant and coffee shop for a view of the city. If you have time go see the city from above.

Thank David W
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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.