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Parque Gallineral

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San Gil, Colombia
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Beautiful park with special flowers and trees

This park is situated in the middle of San gil. It costs 6000 to enter, but it is surely worth it... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
packtolife
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Ghent, Belgium
Pretty Park, a bit expensive

The park is beautiful but a bit expensive. If you go swimming make sure you take a swim cap or... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
43bluedoors
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (16 reviews)
“old trees” (2 reviews)
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San Gil, Colombia
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"beautiful park"
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"the river"
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"old trees"
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"big trees"
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"red squirrels"
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"lonely planet"
in 2 reviews
"spanish moss"
in 2 reviews
"tropical flowers"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"paths"
in 9 reviews
"nature"
in 10 reviews
"parque"
in 8 reviews
"parrots"
in 4 reviews
"beard"
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"cop"
in 7 reviews
"costumes"
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"tendrils"
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

This park is situated in the middle of San gil. It costs 6000 to enter, but it is surely worth it. The park has many trees and tropical flowers. You can even see a macaw parrot. They also have a swimming pool with pic nic...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

The park is beautiful but a bit expensive. If you go swimming make sure you take a swim cap or they will hit you up for another 3.000 Pesos for a shower cap and ask you to wear it in the pool.

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

So beautiful and relaxing. Cost 6000 pesos to enter. Bring your bathing suit to swim in the pool after exploring the park!

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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

*$6.000 entry fee* A large park close to town ideal for an easy stroll around. Giant old trees are covered in long tendrils of moss and host red squirrels and black vultures.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

So, maybe we should have asked some questions at the entrance but we thought, when we were charged 6,000COP at the entrance, that it included access to the pool. Nope! We had to pay an extra 4,000 to use the pool and also another 4,000...More

Thank CaitDublin_Ireland
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Reviewed March 10, 2017

This is a river park, with swimming pool, some very big trees with spanish moss, pretty good birding (4 new species), some weird decorations, Broomstick flying witches. good places to try Hormigas Columas (big assed ants)! Overall, I enjoyed the park, the site is lovely,...More

Thank CFEIII
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

I'm not sure if the night time lights display is just during the Christmas holiday season, but it was a fun added element to an otherwise pleasant park with several interesting attractions. I recommend entering the park around 5 pm so you can experience it...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

This is an odd little park, and pricey too - 10,000 pesos and 2,000 to buy a swimming cap. The strange installations around the park looked like an overhang from Halloween. The pool is refreshing and clean.

Thank HannahGreenerGreen
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Reviewed February 7, 2017

This park is nice for a walk and to look around for about an hour. There is also a swimming pool that you can visit and there are a few parrots (not wild though). Overall very clean and nicely kept. Entry fee of 6000 COP...More

Thank Swi89
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Reviewed February 3, 2017

We wandered, ate icecreams and read our books in the shade. There are two swimming pools - one for kids and one for adults.It's not a park to jog in - just brick paths and lots of trees.

Thank Professeurdefrancais
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