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Parque de los Tecajetes

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Address: Xalapa, Mexico

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Nice place to visit

Very nice place to visit with the family, and to do many kinds to exercises, nice park to kids enjoy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
AgustinNahum
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Xalapa, Mexico
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Xalapa, Mexico
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice place to visit with the family, and to do many kinds to exercises, nice park to kids enjoy.

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Crestline, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the nicest city parks I have ever visited. It is jungle-like, with many plants and trees. It also has many pools with very large coi (the large gold fish). There is also a rafter and snake house, a climbing wall and amitherater as well as a number of man made waterfalls.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This park is fun to walk around! On weekends they sometimes offer a free zipline rice, which is very fun! I would recommend for sure!

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

What a great find in the middle of the city with lovely nooks and crannies at every turn. There is also a zip line in the middle of the park.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I totally enjoyed walking in this park. There also is a "zoo" with some snakes and birds that had been injured and that they are taking care of. It's an oasis in the city

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Xalapa, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

It's a very nice place to relax alone or family, where you can see living big fishes and turtles, ideal to have a nice time.

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Xalapa, Mexico
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This park is right downtown, perfect for a nature stroll after breakfast or while you're exploring the centro. It is well-kept and simply beautiful - a great example of the natural beauty that makes Xalapa one of the prettiest cities in Mexico! There are a few areas of the park that are not well-taken care of, but honestly, that's to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Something for everybody here even though it's not a massive park, everything is free to see or use, from zip lines to watching the turtles or basketball to walking under giant tree ferns.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Xalapa is a place of incredible plant diversity, microclimates, mountains, water and here a park to showcase it all. The movement of water throughout the park was lovely. Walking/Running trails, play equipment and basketball courts offer something for everyone. Lacking some maintenance but with an original genious in design that plant communities are thriving in their environment. Would love to... More 

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Beautiful small hidden park. Well worth a look-see. The park is not far from the city center - within walking distance. I went early in the morning, and I had it all to myself. Nice walk.

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