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Kok-Tobe Hill

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A must for anyone visiting for the first time

Great views of Almaty, fun local vendors with authentic KZ items and very good restaurants. We had... read more

Reviewed yesterday
babsincal
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Los Angeles, California
Fun for all ages.Great cable car trip.

Fantastic!worth a visit.Do not forget to take a selfie with the Beatles.The kids can spend the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tavorac2
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Dostyk Avenue, 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed yesterday

Great views of Almaty, fun local vendors with authentic KZ items and very good restaurants. We had drinks and appetizers overlooking the city at sunset. What a treasure!

Thank babsincal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic!worth a visit.Do not forget to take a selfie with the Beatles.The kids can spend the whole day here.Fabulous views.Great food options.

Thank tavorac2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Kok Tobe hill has lot's of entertainment to offer which includes a giant wheel, gaming zone, cable car etc. You can easily spend a evening relaxing with family and friends.

Thank Monesh-Mishra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice experience with cable car, nice view, some attractions on top (ferris whell, small zoo). Great and big restaurant (Abay).

Thank urosdernovsek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almaty is a relatively small place, so if you got nothing to do you may consider to spend your time to visit Kok Tobe Hill, by taking a 15 minutes cable car up to the hill. You can see the view of Almaty city. Also...More

Thank sendo7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highest point in the city , has couple of eating out let's and also some shopping . Must visit once via cabel car

Thank PuneetSinghBhutani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A hill park which has full view of Almaty city. One have to go there on cable car from main city center to this hill,

Thank Kamal M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great journey up via cable car, and stunning views of the city at the top, but is there anything else to keep you up there for any length of time? Only if you're into tacky fairs and pretty poor animal parks. Naff.

Thank Kannahaklihha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous views when it is clear, hence my rating, unfortunately it became very hazy when we were up there. Unless you are into fareground attractions there is very little of interest other than the views although there are a couple of restaurants. The 'zoo' is...More

Thank simply-peregrinating
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I felt this place wanted to be a bit like Victoria Peak in Hong Kong - it's not! The cable car up to it is fav and has great views over the city but it's a bit odd at the top. There's a bit of...More

Thank cazbatt
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rebeccamI2543TA
30 January 2018|
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Response from Suebright | Reviewed this property |
The Gondala is a great way to see the city, takes about 15 minutes, at times there you may need to wait if a large crowd, such as weekends
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AzliaDean
4 November 2016|
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Response from softpaws8 | Reviewed this property |
A round trip ticket is about 4000 tenge.
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asifuz
9 March 2015|
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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
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