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Parque El Ejido

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Address: Avenida Patria, Quito, 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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Great weekend market.

Very nice, well maintained park next to the new town. Great weekend market with a variety of stalls. More variety and more reasonably priced than at Otavalo market.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Rassinda W
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Atyrau, Kazakhstan
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Atyrau, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice, well maintained park next to the new town. Great weekend market with a variety of stalls. More variety and more reasonably priced than at Otavalo market.

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St. Paul/ Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here to see what was going on and spent a good portion of the rest of the day walking around and just hanging out in the park. The playground equipment was nice for kids and there was a lot of cheap vendors for snacks and drinks.

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Thank fohres
Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This park always has someone performing, lots of local and political humor. Plenty for kids to do. The vendor food here is good, but make sure any meat you buy is cooked all the way (from experience). On the weekends, there is even more art than normal, a great time to shop for souvenirs!

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This park was across from our hotel: Hilton Colon. There was craft market there on weekends and lots of locals enjoying the park. There was nothing different being sold here, than anywhere else in the country.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Very popular park, it seems like just about anytime. Lots of green spaces and trails, there are often volleyball and soccer games going on. Great place to escape the city for a while.

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Thank Les L
Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

the souvenir shops were nothing special... but on sunday the artists when the sun came out lined the sides of the park. i got to meet the lady who painted the guyasamin oil replica in person and get a picture with her and agree on a price i thought was fair.

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Thank Vilmar A
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Be sure to visit the park on Saturday or Sunday during the day, when many local artists display their artwork. You can buy some interesting and original pieces of art directly from the artist for affordable prices. All types of mediums from pencil drawings, oil and watercolors. If your Spanish is good you can easily interact with the artist.

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Buckhannon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We visited El Ejido on three different Sundays. We bought beautiful, reasonably priced necklaces and scarves. We enjoyed the street entertainers and the family fun atmosphere.

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

enjoyed walking thru this park with its various vendors (think artisans from otavalo) , couples knoodling, families playing and groups meeting. there are designated bike paths, security roaming abut and trees with signs of their names and species. it is long as well as wide and lovely hour or more can easily be spent walking around enjoying nature

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Thank cassiesmummy
Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

a nice place for a healthy walk, but creepy at night/ una buena opcion durante el dia pero peligroso enla noche

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