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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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Super View from Kok-Tobe

We used the cable car ride to the hill at Kok-Tobe. A super sightseeing from the top and was a great view. Have some adventure sports and some gaming for kids at the top besides... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Walsall, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went up on a cold and snowy day. excellent views, but interesting to see the smog cloud over Almaty. Panoramic big wheel at the top was running, but other things closed (obviously because of the very cold weather). Still worth the money though, even though I could only realistically spend 90 mins outside. Don't buy tourist knick-knacks there: much cheaper... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

-Cable way is safe but when it is windy and if you are scared of height, do not take it because it moves horribly!!! -you can find some handy craft shop up beside the walking passage, but for me the items were not local made but Chinese products. -there is no bench or seat to take rest after visiting nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must do if you are in Almaty in the winter season the slopes are gentle the people friendly the cable car is awesome worth a visit if you are a skiing fan

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used the cable car ride to the hill at Kok-Tobe. A super sightseeing from the top and was a great view. Have some adventure sports and some gaming for kids at the top besides some souvenir and food shops. A small section has some domesticated animals for kids to view.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few hours free on a business trip so I wondered up here in an afternoon. Cable car ride was nice. Not much to see up there. Almost like they making it into a cheap fair ground. Small zoo with a few animals. Definitely more of a place for someone with kids.

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Thank Kaz E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kok-Tobe is a nice place to spend in evening. You get an Awesome view of Almaty city from top of Kok-Tobe hill. You have some traditional souvenir shops on top, a small Zoo and entertainment park

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Lahore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kok Tobe is a must see. A highly enjoyable and rewarding break after a tour, allowing us to have a birds eye view of Almaty

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

gondola station is within walking distance from metro station. once up at the top, there's amusement park rides for children. small zoo where everyone sees something different, i saw an albino peacock. beatles statues on and around a bench bring all of us closer together. on the way down the birds eye view allowed us to see aftermath of an... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the smooth cable car ride to Kok-Tobe Hill, we found a range of local stalls, fun rides, a couple of restaurants, a small zoo, a summer toboggan ride, spectacular views over the city and THE FAB FOUR. Who would have thought!!! a bronze statue of the boys was there for selfies or family group photos with the iconic mop... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you would like to see all Almaty from top , you should visit there . Entrence fee (combo ) is about 11 US dollars but it includes rope railway for reach to hill , ferris wheel on the hill and fast coaster (on the hill ) . And you can find little zoo , some souvenir shops and restaurant... More 

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