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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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Tried getting here on foot but a bit too far from city centre to walk so took a taxi. Modern cable car ride to the top providing commanding views of the surrounding landscape... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
George S
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Krakow, Poland
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is another must-see location of Almaty. You climb by cable car and see the city from top. On the hill, there are many attractions including a mini zoo. Food and drink are also available.

Thank OzanKarahan
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46 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried getting here on foot but a bit too far from city centre to walk so took a taxi. Modern cable car ride to the top providing commanding views of the surrounding landscape. Fairground attractions at the top and plenty to keep youngsters busy. Worth the trip on a clear weather day.

Thank George S
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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78 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is well worth the trip just for the views of Almaty and the mountains. There are some fun activities for the kids. Very romantic at night.

Thank Derrick C
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

most popular hill in the city, takes just 15-20 min to be on top. Good location and activities there. everyone can find something interesting: from kid to adult. good place to spend some romantic time together )))

Thank Kamila L
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't crowded in February, so it is recommended to visit it in winter if you don't like crowded places. We bought a bunch of souvenirs. There is a beautiful view to the city.

Thank Hilola G
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit, especially in the evening to see the sunset. A few restaurants and fast food joints, theme part rides if you like that kind of thing, otherwise it's just a nice area to walk around and enjoy the views. Taking the cable car to the top is an absolute must.

Thank Olga K
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant views of the mountains and of the city. Well worth the 2000 kzt to get up and back on the cable car. A must see for any visitor. The amusement park and few shops to visit at the top are kid friendly with a fun fair, Ferris wheel and souvenirs too. The beetles bench, although a little quirky is... More 

Thank Matt P
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1,257 reviews
551 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Cable car up so that we could see the view of the entire city - that was good because it gives a good understanding of the city. Wonderful to walk around when nice weather - they have a cafe , a ferries wheel, a Beatles statue and also a gigantic see-saw.

Thank youke_worldwide
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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41 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the fact that Kok-Tobe Park has changed a lot during last few years, it's still only a hill where people go to enjoy a panorama view. There are some new attractions now, including small ferris wheel. It looks really beautiful at night. Fancy restaurants can offer you some national (and expensive) food. Mini-zoo is place that your children can... More 

Thank Sveta K
Tashkent, Toshkent, Uzbekistan
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kok-tobe green hill is an interesting experience, cable car is quite modern and safe when you get on top don't forget to go to the statue of Beatles group established by Kazakh Beatles fan :) Has a nice terrace restaurant which serves decent coffee.

Thank Gulnoza U

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