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Parque Metropolitano

Bellavista, Quito, Ecuador
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Ranked #13 of 103 Attractions in Quito
Type: Parks
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

An enormous park, fun for biking, mountain biking, picnic, BBQ, walking and just enjoying wildlife and the peaceful sharm of this park.

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dallas
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

A nice park with a lot of children playing, artists and a market. It seems to be a meeting place not only for business but lovers, wanderers, and people in general.

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Quito, Ecuador
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16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Quito’s Metropolitan Park ia an ecological reserve comprising some 580 hectares and located at an altitude of 2890 meters. The park is a great place to visit if you fancy some fresh air and a bit of countryside without straying from the city. The park offers hiking and bike trails, monumental modern sculptures (rather ugly), picnic areas and food stalls... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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58 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

My flight back to US was late night so I had all afternoon free. I spent the most of afternoon in the park. I really enjoyed it. Walking in park was very refreshing.

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Senior Contributor
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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I had rented a motor bike so drove it up here Sunday morning. It was a beautiful park. I walked around for a few hours and just enjoyed the great weather and sights. It was a very peaceful and relaxing morning.

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Valrico, Florida
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15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This is a huge park covering thousands of acres, with spectacular views of the city and outlying areas around Quito. It is dog friendly and they are in abundance on weekends, along with hikers, bicyclists and lots of folks out for a BBQ. The views of the city from this vantage point are spectacular, as well as outlying areas such... More

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Ecuador
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22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is the biggest park in a city in South America. It feels fairly wild, and it is quite easy to get lost in the vegetation. Well worth a visit, and the views over Quito on a sunny day are spectacular. There is also a pack of llamas or alpacas living in the park. Some really good fresh juice stands... More

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Quito
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Parque Metropolitano is one of the best places I have been to ride a bike, jog, or just spend some time with family or friends I have ever found in a city. It is actually 5 minutes away from the heart of the city and you feel like in the forest at some points of it. If I would live... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I have been living near Parque Metropolitano more than 1 year, so I feel here like in my yard:) . I love this park because it's like forest, very natural and so big,that sometimes you won't see other persons. And also all people who are coming to this park are very intelligent and cultural; they use sports, walk with kids... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The park is a great place to visit if you fancy some fresh air and a bit of countryside without straying from the city. There are hiking and bike trails, monumental modern sculptures (rather ugly), picnic areas and food stalls selling cevichocho – a kind of vegetarian ceviche very popular here – empanadas, sandwiches and fresh juices. It also has... More

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