Parque La Carolina, Quito

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Whether you’re looking to sit back and people-watch, go for a jog, or join a game of soccer, Parque La Carolina offers a place to take a break from the city’s busy streets. The large park in the center of the business district is one of the most popular outdoor areas of the city for visitors of all ages. Inside the park you can find a great selection of amenities and things to do, from visiting the botanical garden and the vivarium that houses reptiles and amphibians to seeing the cross placed in the spot where Pope John Paul II held a mass in 1985. The park tends to be especially busy on weekends, with various art performances and families soaking up the outdoors. Entrance to the park is free, but some of its attractions require an admission fee. To visit Parque La Carolina and other attractions in Quito, use our Quito online tour itinerary planner .
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  • Place is most visited for people who is excercising, walking aroud with pets and has different spots along the park, you can even take a boat ride in its artificial lake, place for photos too.  more »
  • Very clean and pleasant park to stroll through. I was a female solo traveler and felt safe the whole time. I even sat for a bit and watched a soccer game by some locals. The art in the park is interes...  more »
  • Located in the most modern city, and a without number of activities, since it renewed account with many more things to do
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  • Huge park in the middle of the city. Highly recommended passing by when you visit Quito. There are many attractions like an airplane, courts (football, tennis, etc...). Beautiful view of the buildings. Very fancy area. Loved it!
  • The park is the largest in Quito. Located in the north side of town, it seems that despite being surrounded by at least the shopping malls, the city preserved this green Oasis for it's people. There is a big lagoon neat the southern access, passed the roller skate park. There you can rent pedal boats for little cash. The earlier you visit the better, less public and more silence. The city's botanical garden is not expensive and quite well maintained. We'll recommended.
  • Anazing Park with great facilities to workout, walk, play, rest and picnics. Busy at weekends due to its great popularity. Definitely worth a visit or two
  • It's a great park, it has lots of volleyball courts, soccer fields, tennis courts, paths to walk, run and ride bicycles. It also has a lagun with pedal boats, a track to run, a track to ride mountain bikes and green areas. The park has about five parking lots - it's complete. An excellent place to exercise and/or people watch.
  • Nice atmosphere. Ideal for walking alone or with friends and family. You can also play football, basketball, volleyball, do rowing, cycling or horse riding.
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