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“Awesome nature Colosseum by the City” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shymbulak Ski Resort

Shymbulak Ski Resort
Trans-Ili Alatau, Kazakhstan
+7 (727) 330 8500
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Activities: Skiing
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Awesome nature Colosseum by the City”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

It is amazing how quick it is to reach. Rather small resort but well maintained. In summer good to start hiking tours from either of the stations. So check it out.

Visited September 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“amazing for hiking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This place is amazing for hiking. Make sure to leave early in the morning from Almaty because otherwise you will be stuck in a way overpriced hotel. Hiken is an easy to find route to to the meteo station or onwards op to the lake. Guide is not needed an camping is free of charge,

Visited October 2013
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Greenville, South Carolina
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“An interesting place to spend a Saturday for lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We took the cable car up to the restaurant. The views are amazing and so was the experience at the first stop where we ate a traditional lunch. Live music, great food and interesting things like having your picture taken with a Golden Eagle.

Visited August 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“A must for visitors to Almaty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Catch a gypsy cab up to Medeu and buy a ticket for the whole way up to the Talgar glacier. Stunning. Have someone take a photo of you with a golden eagle on your arm!

Visited July 2013
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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“Not during the ski-ing season obviously!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

It's very civilised, whether you make the challenging and entertaining drive up there, or take the awesome cable car, when you get to the top there's something for everyone, not to mention the views!

Visited August 2013
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