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Address: Avenida Patria, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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This popular recreational area offers a game park, volleyball court, slides...

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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Very nice for a walk when you go to La Mariscal area

Nice walk. We did not spend a lot of time but it was a convenient way to get from the downtown area to the La Mariscal - Plaza Foch area.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice walk. We did not spend a lot of time but it was a convenient way to get from the downtown area to the La Mariscal - Plaza Foch area.

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Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just loved this place. Kids, parents, old men, young people, buskers and huskers and candle-stick makers. Paths and fountains and no plastic slides. A rock band across the street and a life and death volleyball game. Maybe better then "excellent".

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Thank Warren P
Quito, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

This park is very central, close to transit, and good for a fast, cheap bit of local food as well as local crafts--music, clothes, trinkets, art

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Nice large park north of the Centro Histórico. I liked the fact that the park is large and green and wooded and located smack in the middle of this busy metropolis. It's a great place to get a sense of the local culture and appears popular with all sorts of groups: students, couples, families, senior citizens, etcetera. TIP: be aware... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

A good place for stretching the legs after dinner in the hotel. The 'Habitat III' symposium was going on during my time there and you could see people from all over the world; many in their local/native dress. On the weekend there were many locals, shopping at the small tent/stores, eating the grilled corn and other local delicacies, and also... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

A nice place to sit and relax, watch a local game or have an ice cream. People watching or maybe a stroll.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We rented a small apartment near the park and visit almost daily to exercise and work out on the equipment there. It is also fun to go for the art exhibits and textile stands on Saturdays. It is easy to get to by bus, trolley or cab.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

“EL EJIDO” PARK & CRAFT MARKET “El Ejido” Park is a popular Central Park, it is the third largest in the Quito and divides the old city and the modern one. The park is vibrant and enjoyed by locals and visitors specially in the weekends. Delightfully peaceful with tons of history to enjoy outdoor activities either by yourself, family or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

With plenty of vendors who are willing to negotiate. A nice stroll to watch people and enjoy the outdoors. A good stop any day of the week.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

There are a number of vendors at the one end of the park selling what you can see in any market. There is some significant construction at the other end of the park but the heavy equipment is only in that area. Plenty of benches or grass to stop and rest. If you meander it should take about an hour... More 

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