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Parque Central Simon Bolivar

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Address: Calle 63 no. 57-71, Bogota, Colombia
Phone Number: 57 1 3115955
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description:

Largest park in the city

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$68*
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Bogotá City Sightseeing Tour with Optional Lunch and Cable Car Ride
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$50*
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Bogotá City Pass

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Nice and calm

It's a good Park to have a nice stroll, have a picnic, and do a lot of activities/sports. I would recommend to go with family and friends.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ryuuichi U
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good Park to have a nice stroll, have a picnic, and do a lot of activities/sports. I would recommend to go with family and friends.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend went there as we had no plans for an afternoon, so we decided to go for a walk. It's a great peaceful place, out of the noise of the city, and the boat rental it's really fun and worth it. We had fun doing that!

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Savannah GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

A great place for families or anyone else to get away from the city. There are a good selection of food vendors and lots of space to let the children run around. The lake is nice and well maintained. The views are nice and there was obvious security. It is good for running, cycling or just taking a nice walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Huge beautiful park helps you to escape the city. The lake is the best park with several trails going around it. The park is larger than Central Park, New York. There are many kinds of trees here including maples.

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Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have visited here on a Sunday, it is beautiful and full of families who camp out in the Parque complete with stock pots of foodand they spend the full day there! It is huge and lots of facilities include a boating lake, park, sand pit and so much more. It is a lovely place to see that families are... More 

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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

In the middle of a busy city where traffic congestion is the agenda, this is a very good place to have fun and have a relax time.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

There is a lot of nature and fresh air. Go on a sunny week day. Weekends are too crowded. Bring some walking shoes and bottle Of water.

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This park is HUUUUUUUGE!!! So bring your walking shoes and clear some time out of your schedule. It is well maintained and beautifully situated. You can see the skyscrapers and the mountains but especially during the week it is pretty quiet. You can reach the park by Transmilenio, busstop: El Greco/Salitre, you do have to walk about 5 blocks to... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I spent some time in Parque Simon Bolivar alone one afternoon and really enjoyed it. The grounds and paths are pretty well maintained. It is easy to find a quiet spot along the lake to relax and enjoy. Many people out running and biking along the paths during the day, but not so many that it feels "busy." A few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Amazing. Where I come from, parks are not something we really invest in. So that's probably why my jaw dropped at 1) the size of this park, 2) how well kept it is, and 3) how spectacular it is. Loved it!

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