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Parque La Carolina

Entre Eloy Alfaro y De los Shirys & Naciones Unidas y Rio Amazonas, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Scenic park, great way to spend part of a day

The paddle boats are a fun way to spend 30 minutes going around the waterway area, which is well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
brianhX1193UU
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Wish we had parks like this in my town!

One of my favorite parts of Parque La Carolina is just to people watch and see the local kids and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sunna S
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Largest park in the Quito
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“central park” (17 reviews)
“running track” (15 reviews)
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Entre Eloy Alfaro y De los Shirys & Naciones Unidas y Rio Amazonas, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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"botanical gardens"
in 49 reviews
"central park"
in 17 reviews
"running track"
in 15 reviews
"huge park"
in 11 reviews
"food vendors"
in 12 reviews
"great park"
in 8 reviews
"artificial lake"
in 5 reviews
"tropical plants"
in 4 reviews
"can rent paddle boats"
in 3 reviews
"favorite park"
in 3 reviews
"reptile house"
in 3 reviews
"sports fields"
in 3 reviews
"orchid collection"
in 3 reviews
"families enjoying"
in 4 reviews
"green space"
in 5 reviews
"rose garden"
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"peaceful place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The paddle boats are a fun way to spend 30 minutes going around the waterway area, which is well decorated and a pleasant ride, and also a good workout. The other areas of the park are well maintained and scenic, and they make a nice...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite parts of Parque La Carolina is just to people watch and see the local kids and even adults spend their days outside in the sun instead of inside on their phones. The botanical garden in the park is incredibly expansive and...More

Thank Sunna S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

La Carolina has activities for the entire family from the botanical gardens to sports fields. We spent a fun afternoon after a soccer match mostly people watching. The paddle boats were a very pleasant diversion on a hot afternoon. Navigating through the fountains was a...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Quito this is the nicest area surrounding Parque La Carolina. The locals come out on the weekend especially. There are sports venues, paddling boats, fun food vendors galore. It is clean and beautiful and a wonderful place to stroll and relax.

Thank Jonnie S
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Never thought I'd see a black flower. Never thought Dracula was as highly thought of either to equate him with an orchid. If you like gardening and botany you'll like this place

Thank EdwardRY
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

A must visit in Quito if you’re a nature lover! The entrance fee is only $3.50 and it’s well worth it.

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

wow! There’s so much stuff in this park! There’s a hugeeeee skatepark with a massive fullpipe, football pitches, tennis pitch, basketball court, a pond with peddalos going around, a running pitch, a gym, a play park, botanical gardens and more! Could easily spend a day...More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Place is most visited for people who is excercising, walking aroud with pets and has different spots along the park, you can even take a boat ride in its artificial lake, place for photos too.

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Very clean and pleasant park to stroll through. I was a female solo traveler and felt safe the whole time. I even sat for a bit and watched a soccer game by some locals. The art in the park is interesting and the flowers were...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

What a nice park. Very large and we felt safe .Many things to do and a lot of sports. Nice for people watching.

Thank ricar10580
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Response from Alexandra V | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's open all year, but if you plan to go on a monday or a holliday I would check their Facebook pages.
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