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Parque Itchimbia, Quito

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Visit Parque Itchimbia for a breath of fresh air and a panoramic view of the city. Located on top of Itchimbia hill, the park overlooks Quito and features spacious gardens containing sculptures and the Crystal Palace, a glass building serving as a cultural center, art gallery, and entertainment venue. If you're not feeling up to climbing the trail, take the bus to the top of the hill. Plan your Parque Itchimbia visit and explore what else you can see and do in Quito using our Quito travel itinerary planner.
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  • a comfortable and safe place to walk along marked paths, you can appreciate the historic El Panecillo, South Quito, Cerro Ungui, Quito Centro Norte, Ruco Pichincha volcano. Eventually there are exhibitions in the Crystal Palace in the middle of this park; comfortable parking
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  • Who would like to have a breathtaking view over Quito should take about 350 steps in buying, which leads from the town centre on the Hill. You will be well rewarded! (I have seen cars above, warsch, this is also possible!) A walk through the Park worth. Much green space to walk, football matches, trails for cycling, children's playground...
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  • there are buses that get here, but it's better done on a cab, mostly a park for locals to walk their dog, ride a bike (steep climb), or have nice views of Quito on Eastern side. There's an expo center...  more »