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Kok-Tobe Hill

#6 of 207 things to do in Almaty Features Animals
Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201
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Great for kids, maybe not so much for adults

The views are sort of nice of the mountains and green areas nearby, but the city views aren't that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
Great views of Almaty.

Be prepared to hop on and off a moving tram. Great fun and wonderful little zoo. The music... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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“small zoo” (38 reviews)
“cable car” (96 reviews)
Dostyk Ave., 104A, Almaty 50051, Kazakhstan
320 1201

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The views are sort of nice of the mountains and green areas nearby, but the city views aren't that great. Lots of things for kids to do, not so much for adults. Very poor souviner shopping up there, and only a handful of decent places...More

Thank pattayainsider
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to hop on and off a moving tram. Great fun and wonderful little zoo. The music blasting made for walking as it you were in a dance video fun as well.

Thank HisGlory72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are not many things to do unfortunately, so if it happened that you stuck in Almaty go and visit this Kok-Tobe hill. At least one nice place in the city. You can hike there like for 15-25 min or you can take a cable...More

Thank darynaobrazenko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun with my. Family , o love the place I recommended to visit , if u love to buy souvenirs buy it from there 👍🏻

Thank khadalaj
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can take cable car to climb up tp the hill. View is fantastic during the climb and also at the top. There is a small zoo and several cafes and restaurants on the top.

Thank volkan d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there at night time and out was pretty dark but still very pretty to see the beautiful city of Almaty surrounded by beautiful mountains. Highly recommend it ~

Thank Sabamx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cable car up to the mountain is nice enough, then you have stunning panoramic views of the city from the top and from the restaurants, and you can get a speed car round trip (like a rollercoaster), buy souvenirs, go see some animals in...More

Thank Sanr88
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cable car is quite expensive but you can use a taxi and bus in combination as well, then it is much cheaper. Views over Almaty are very nice and you can see the Tien Shan mountain range very well. There is some local tourism...More

Thank Paspy7711
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place if is not raining or no fog. This hill there is a good restaurant coffee that you can enjoy your time. If you like animals there is a small zoo. View of Almaty is beautiful from top of the City.

Thank Tarık Volkan O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyable afternoon out with lots of amusements and rides but also good food and lots of beer available.Great for kids if you want to burn their energy but equally good for adults passing through Almaty.Highly recommend

Thank Tom P
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Questions & Answers
4 November 2016|
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Response from softpaws8 | Reviewed this property |
A round trip ticket is about 4000 tenge.
9 March 2015|
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
15 January 2015|
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Response from hlai7233 |
I was there in Sep 2104, the cable car was out of service at that time.