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Parque La Carolina, Quito

(4.3/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Parque La Carolina part of your personalized Quito itinerary using our Quito holiday planner.
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  • This in full city, is safe and also point of split of them buses tourist, has courts for doing sport and this near centers commercial and banks. Nearby trams carrying the colonial Center.
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  • It's a huge park well wooded that went through recent improvements. What caught my attention was the cleaning and organization of the various sectors that the Park has. Several soccer fields, volleyball courts, insektitsidov athletics track. It's worth making a walk on it.
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  • Ideal for walk it or do exercise. A good Park to go of day any day of the week, but especially the Sunday, when seems that half Quito this there.
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