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Kok-Tobe Hill

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Address: Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
Phone Number: 320 1201
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visited Kok-Tobe

great view on the city, many things to do, also the is a small zoo. The Kok-tobe tower looks great and reminds me of CN tower.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
RyanCanK
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great view on the city, many things to do, also the is a small zoo. The Kok-tobe tower looks great and reminds me of CN tower.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A short walk from Abay metro station which is nice. Entrance next to Novotel hotel. 1000 tenge each way or 2000 round trip. The views are 'nice' of the city and mountains but nothing special because there are no real landmarks to look for. There's a lot more to see and do up there than I expected but it's largely... More 

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

before this place was very nice,very green and very fresh.Now its more interesting if u have kids. Everything is made for families with children.Good to visit once and see the city from top.

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New York City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the funicular up the mountains. It's easy to get here by foot, cab or the Abai metro station. The views of the city below and the mountains above make it a nice break from the city. Make sure to avoid afternoon rain though, as the wind gusts that come with it are scary and topple everything.

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Cholpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best parts of traveling to Kok-Tobe Hill is traveling by the cable car, it is pretty cheap and gives you a great view of the city. While up there, you can find games and an abundance of caged animals that are trying to escape.

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Thank publicroberts
Atyrau, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

KoK Tobe Hills is a very nice destination where you can spend there from 4-8 hours depending on what you want to do, here following i summarize what i did with my friends in a bit of detail: 1) i was at "Kazkahstan hotel", so 5 minutes walking i reached kok tobe. 2) once arrived, i bought my ticket for... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can visit the hill by foot, bus or cable car. If recommend the cable car for anyone who doesn't want a work out or time in a crowded mini-bus. At the top of the hill are a series of low-brow children's amusement rides seemingly from the 1970's. There are a series of restaurants that would not seem out of... More 

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Thank Canadian-in-Blighty
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to to visit when in Almaty. Good view of the city and good atraction for kids. Food is poor

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Thank nasser a
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must in Almaty. All ages will be happy visiting it. We really enjoyed at and if I will visit Almaty I will visit it again. Good food can be found their. Best of Almaty

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Ballasalla, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Efficient, well-organized trip to the top of the hill by cable car, with riveting views all the way. And a thrilling ride on the fast-coaster from the top, two real surprises towards the end as you think you are going to leave the tracks and plunge to the city below. An exhilarating adventure!

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