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Parque Metropolitano

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Address: Bellavista, Quito, Ecuador

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BEST Park to go on an early run

I had just gotten to enjoy the park in the early morning for jogging!! is the best!! I recommend it 100%

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Artius V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had just gotten to enjoy the park in the early morning for jogging!! is the best!! I recommend it 100%

Thank Artius V
Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

A place to escape the smog and the noisy errands of Quito city. Go for a run or a walk, or just to calm your mind doing yoga. You will be gifted to spot at least 4 different types of Humming Birds, Vermilion Flycatcher or the Southern Yellow-billed Grossbeak.

1 Thank HZambonino
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

It's a little way away from the center of town but was worth the US$7 we paid for the taxi to take us there. The park is huge with several trails that go round the park. The dominant trees are eucalyptus, introduced from Australia, so apart from feeling like we were at home the eucalyptus smell was a very nice... More 

Thank Alek C
San Rafael, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

As Quito can become pretty dense at some hours of the day, I recommend a walk (and a nap? ) at La Carolina. They are tons of nice places to rest. There is also some permanent exhibitions or museums. And the Botanical garden which is really worth a visit too. Have fun !!

Thank gammablaster
Quito, Ecuador
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The park is twice the size of Central Park in NYC with vistas both east and west that are spectacular. The variety of trails will fit any interest. Plenty of picnic areas and play areas for the kids.

1 Thank wwileyb
Quito, Ecuador
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We love to visit this park on Sunday afternoons as a family. This is a great spot to take a picnic lunch and a blanket. There are a lot of different places to choose from and several playgrounds for children to enjoy. With hiking trails, a soccer field, a dog park, and covered shelters, you have several options to choose... More 

Thank new2ecuador
Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Nice trees, great trails, excellent views and vistas from a number of look-outs throughout the park. Great place to bring your dog for a walk. The park is very clean and all the facilities are well maintained. BBQ areas can be rented for weekend outings.

1 Thank Buscore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

If you want a little break I will go here... the main difference with La Carolina Park is that this one is not in the middle of the city... and its a forest so u will get more nature around you. If u take the time to round it you will enjoy wonderful landscapes of Quito

Thank Sofi N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

The best park in Quito. Better if you go in groups. Some woman have been attacked so is better if you don't go by your self. Besides that is a great place.

Thank Mundo I
Toronto, Canada
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81 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I had a few hours to spare while waiting for a friend so I decided to check out this huge green space that I noticed took up a lot of space on my map. As others have stated here, it's beautiful, natural, close to the city and sports some impressive views. However, right at the back of the park around... More 

Thank danschaumann

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