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Parque Central Simon Bolivar

Calle 63 no. 57-71, Bogota, Colombia
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As featured in Bogota for young kids
Ranked #16 of 126 Attractions in Bogota
Type: Parks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Largest park in the city
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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

You can turn 360 degrees and all you see is history, from the Colombian senate, the Bogotá Cathedral, the house of the President, Santa Clara Convent and a bunch of personages that are looking to sell you pictures or a ride in an Alpaca, it is all part of this Plaza

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Nice organization, beautiful Park, cannot walk all, really huge.... 30 minutes from town riding the bus, got late to the Concert but liked it very much. Enjoy the Park!

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Panama City, Panama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The plaza remind you to Plaza Mayor in Spain, if you are lucky you will meet Carlos Rodriguez, a homeless guy with a lot of history to tell, he gave us the tour

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Columbia, Maryland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Need a walk in a park, this would be the main one in Bogota. It is a very large park with vendors selling food, kites, and frisbees. There is a lake where you can kayak or take other small boats. There are multiple playground areas, paths, fields and an open area for concerts. Next door is the Botanical Gardens and... More

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Rome, Georgia
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If you are very sporty guy, you should go there for outdoor exercises, group dancing , cycling and walking or playing fun games with friends . I visited there several time .

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

and such a great place to watch lovers unite with all the unique saran wrap artwork! it was all alien space and underwater oriented!

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Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
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105 reviews 105 reviews
19 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This park is really nice for lengthy strolls. One has a nice view of surrounding hills. There are plenty of kiosks to get something to eat or drink. Prices are reasonable. There is also an option to kayak in the pond, but as far as I know they only operate during weekends. During weekdays the park is certainly not overcrowded.... More

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Beijing, China
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Yeah, its an open plaza. it is a bit dingy but there is lots of hustle and bustle and some decent people watching. Plus it is conveniently located by plenty of the museums, shopping and some good restaurants.

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Bogota, Colombia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

this is one of the largest urban parks in America, you can go there and doing exercise or take your lunch close to de lake.

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Khartoum, Sudan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Very large. Scenic views. Pleasant to walk around (the lake). Plenty of playgrounds for children. Paddle boats. A great retreat from the usual traffic noise and fumes that make Bogota an unpleasant place to walk around.

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