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Kok-Tobe Hill

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Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201
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Great place

We were there with our 2 young sons (4,5 and 1,3 years old ) Despite that it was very cold , it’s... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Moscow, Russia
via mobile
Good views but not loads to do if you're not with young children

Nice views across Almaty but most of the activities up there are really for kids or teens. There is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel R
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Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 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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Reviewed 29 October 2017 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 28 October 2017 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 27 October 2017

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
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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.