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Parque Itchimbia

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Address: Iquique y Jose Maria Aguime, Quito 170150, Ecuador

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Lovely park!

A great park which was very nice to visit on a Saturday. Lots of football going on and people walking or running around the track. It provides a good spot for a tourist photo of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Kieran S
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great park which was very nice to visit on a Saturday. Lots of football going on and people walking or running around the track. It provides a good spot for a tourist photo of Quito with the sign. Plus there is a cool crystal palace with beanbags which is a key place to escape the blazing sun or pouring... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our hostel was in San Blas, so it was just a 10 minute climb up to Itchimbia. There are a bunch of stairways off Los Rios that head up to the park, you can take any of these to get there if you're coming from San Blas/Old Town. The park has incredible views of Quito, as well as playgrounds and... More 

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Thank Josh C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you want to enjoy a really nice view of the city, this is the place. It is better to take a cab to go there. It is great for walking or running cause is a large park.

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Thank Elvira D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Parque Itchimbia is a 30-45 minute walk from Quito's historic center and Mariscal neighborhoods. I disagree with another reviewer who suggested taking a cab because the surrounding neighborhoods are not safe. I walked up via one route and back via another (alone) and never felt unsafe. For those who like to walk and/or want to save money, walking is fine.... More 

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Thank Julia M
Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Great for running, walking and dog walking. This park overlooks the old town of Quito. A large park which has the Cultural center in the middle of it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I loved the view from Parque Itchimbia. You, however, should take a cab or bus up the hill. It is not a long distance from some of the museums at the bottom of the hill. But, you do have to walk across a neighborhood that is not great. You should opt for the safe route and take a cab or... More 

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Thank Henry P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

You would not expect this to be right in Quito. It is a giant, beautiful park with plenty to do. I lived in Quito for a summer and I would come up here to lounge around, play soccer or basketball with friends, or to get some amazing ceviche de chochos (a must try in Ecuador). There is a beautiful Quito... More 

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Dania Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Went there on my way out of Quito. Great views and a good place for picture taking. Loads of large, colorful hummingbird sculptures and a huge Quito sculpture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This parc has a great view over the city. The 'Quito letters' are a great photo moment. It's possible to sit on the grass and have a look over the city. Nice to spend an hour of your time. You can get there by taxi / bike or by walking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

An awesome viewpoint of Quito! You can miss it and its easy to get there by trole or bus. Also its free entrance and you can rest there a bit

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