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Kok-Tobe Hill, Almaty

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Experience the city's highest point with many popular recreation areas at Kok-Tobe Hill. At an altitude of 1,100 m (3,609 ft) above sea level, the site offers a variety of amusement park attractions and restaurants. Connected with the city's downtown via cable car, the easily accessible landmark draws visitors with its 372 m (1,120 ft) TV tower, Beatles monument, and high-speed roller coaster. Explore the family-friendly entertainment area, and stop by the viewing platforms for panoramic views of the urban landscape. Due to environmental reasons, the site prohibits motor vehicles. Arrange to visit Kok-Tobe Hill and other attractions in Almaty using our Almaty vacation planner.
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  • The cable car takes you to the top where a small park (shooting ranges, panoramic wheel etc.) and a mini zoo (ostrich, roosters and hens, rabbits...). A new on-site restaurant and Brewery (grilled) - both with terraces. I advise to go there in good weather for the view on the city, but especially on the mountains.
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  • It is a scenic spot which is very convenient because it is easily accessible by cable car, which is very close to the Center. The Hill is very commercial and a bit tacky (sad zoo).
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  • When I visit Almaty, I go to Kok-Tobe. The view of the city and mountains is amazing. There are a lot of attractions. There is a new ferris wheel. I recommend to visit it.  more »