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Parque La Carolina

Entre Eloy Alfaro y De los Shirys & Naciones Unidas y Rio Amazonas, Quito, Ecuador
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Green spaces and sports courts

This is a huge park for many kind of distractions. I usually run here when on business trips. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ChristianRobles
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Getting back to nature

This place was a sneaky find in the thriving metropolis of Quito. A haven from the hustle and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
katmacadoo
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Melbourne, Australia
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Largest park in the Quito
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Entre Eloy Alfaro y De los Shirys & Naciones Unidas y Rio Amazonas, Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a huge park for many kind of distractions. I usually run here when on business trips. The place is very safe and has a lot of green areas and courts to play. There's even a section with playground for kids. This is the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a sneaky find in the thriving metropolis of Quito. A haven from the hustle and bustle. The price of admission is so tiny compared to the plethora of plants that are contained within. I particularly loved the orchids and the carnivorous plants...More

Thank katmacadoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Airbnb condo was across the street from Parque La Carolina. The park is large, diverse, and well used. Biking and walking paths crisscross the park. We were on the 11th floor and I watched a steady stream of bikers and joggers early each morning....More

Thank Archer1943
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Good to go with children - educative. Some nice birds. An hour of relax in the city center - to specially recommended, but if tired with churches ...

Thank Witold S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Orquídeas, bonsai y un sinnúmero de otras especies. Hay disfraces para los más audaces. Orchids, bonsai and an endless number of other species. There are some costumes for the bold.

Thank Javier D
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This was a lovely accidentally discovery while walking in the park. I think it was only $2 or $3 to get in and had lovely little nature trails through lots of well cared for plants from regions all over Ecuador! Definitely worth the price and...More

Thank Kenna010
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The Botanical Gardens are not as big as some in other cities but that does not detract from their beauty. We spent a very pleasant two hours leisurely looking round. There are some interesting plants and flowers to see both outdoors and inside the glass...More

1  Thank simply-peregrinating
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you try to walk from one end of the park to the other, you find that is not reasonably possible without crossing soccer fields, or a running track, etc. Nice place, if you live nearby, for sports, but this is not Central Park, or...More

Thank john P
Reviewed 26 May 2017

It is really cool that you can go to this park and enjoy the activities there and at the same time you can purchase healthy organic vegetables and honey! Nice surprise ! Every saturday from 7am to 12! But I recommend you go earlier than...More

Thank Artius V
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Absolutely LOVE Parque La Carolina. One of my favorite hang out spots- sit by the "lake" or rent a paddle boat, buy food from the many vendors, run or do CrossFit at the beautiful track, play soccer with friends of locals on the beautiful fields,...More

Thank Emily U
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elizabethdm10
22 December 2016|
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Response from Alexandra V | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's open all year, but if you plan to go on a monday or a holliday I would check their Facebook pages.
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