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Parque El Ejido

Avenida Patria, Quito, Ecuador
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Ranked #37 of 103 Attractions in Quito
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Owner description: This popular recreational area offers a game park, volleyball court, slides and jungle gyms for children and a weekend market for various types of handicrafts from the Ecuadorian mountains.

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

You can rent a bike in the park on the weekend. Sundays they close down the roads from north to south allowing bikers a chance to get some worrisome free riding in. If you have kids, they have great playgrounds. There is a market set up on the weekends as well.

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Ecuador
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Large enough to have many visitors and still not feel crowded on the weekend. Sundays are a great day as you can rent a bike for ~$3 per hour and ride streets that are closed to car traffic providing a nice safe family outing. Also there are great souvenirs to be found and artist set up as well. Nice to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a lovely park to visit any day of the week but it is especially interesting on Saturdays and Sundays. This park is almost always busy with local Quitanos and their families strolling, playing and relaxing. If you see a large crowd check it out. They will probably be watching a local entertainer doing some sort of performance. They... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
46 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We found this park by accident as it was near to our hotel and then spent a long time wandering through it and relaxing in it. There were several amazing children's playparks as well as the opportunity to hire bicycles for kids. As well, there was also a little market that sold lots of handicrafts and souvenirs which was really... More

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Dover, Delaware
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124 reviews 124 reviews
98 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We really liked it here because we found dozens of little shops with hand crafted clothes and artwork. They were mainly staffed by the Andean people who were dressed in very colorful and pretty native outfits. Many had babies bundled on their backs. Prices were reasonable and the people were very friendly. The park is also very nice to just... More

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Oklahoma
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197 reviews 197 reviews
111 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was a pleasant walk from our hotel (about 7-10 blocks?). It's next to the Cultural Museum, has fields where soccer balls were being kicked around, has lots of play ground space for kids, and there were local handicraft stalls for shopping and browsing. Some of the products were priced best here, if they are the colors you want. There... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
43 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

So many different play areas. Kids can run from one to another one. On weekends little riding toys or bikes available to rent. Large market set up to buy Ecuadorian things. Food, ice cream & cotton candy to buy. Also many inflatable toys and bubbles. A nice way to spend the day without spending a lot of money.

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San Francisco, California
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143 reviews 143 reviews
86 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This a very large park that is filled with locals doing all sorts of things - relaxing, laying volleyball games, picnicking, strolling. The grounds are filled with trees, grass, and small playgrounds for children. A very pleasant place to take in the local culture and rest between site visitations.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
43 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Sunday is the best day to go. So much to see, buy, and eat. They sell everything from hats to sandals to paintings. The families are out playing, riding bikes or little ones riding in peddle cars. The food is very good there, chicken or pork kabobs. Plenty of fruit and ice cream. Just relaxing and taking in the atmosphere... More

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Puerto Bolívar, El Oro, Ecuador
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

You can rent a bike here or at parque La Carolina for about $3 an hour and then go up and down Amazonas (which is closed to traffic from 8am to 2pm). It was super fun and suprisingly well organized. Good clean bathrooms are hard to find (which is the case in most of Ecuador).

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