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Parque La Carolina

Entre Eloy Alfaro y De los Shirys & Naciones Unidas y Rio Amazonas, Quito, Ecuador
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Don't walk on your own !

Wouldn't it be lovely to feel free like a bird in one of the few parks in Quito? We were told... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MarceldeBuenosAires
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lovely park

It is a very lovely and safe park to walk in at all times. Sundays are busy and it can be a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vibeke J
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Largest park in the Quito
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“central park” (17 reviews)
“running track” (11 reviews)
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Entre Eloy Alfaro y De los Shirys & Naciones Unidas y Rio Amazonas, Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wouldn't it be lovely to feel free like a bird in one of the few parks in Quito? We were told firsthand that both locals and tourists tend to be approached by guys asking for directions. When doing so, they put a product under your...More

Thank MarceldeBuenosAires
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very lovely and safe park to walk in at all times. Sundays are busy and it can be a lot of trash around and kids peeing everywhere but that is about education. Overall very nice place to work out and chill.

Thank Vibeke J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These botanical gardens are amazing! There are separate enclosures for plants that prefer different climates, and a whole section devoted to carnivorous plants. The orchids were particularly impressive. The outer gardens were beautiful to walk through, with plenty of flora native to South America, as...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was impressed not only by the size of Carolina, but the calming atmosphere with fresh air, plenty of trees, open spaces with families came with their kids and watched them play, just people watching, free wifi,. etc. An al around great time.

Thank JohnBradey2778
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a huge park for many kind of distractions. I usually run here when on business trips. The place is very safe and has a lot of green areas and courts to play. There's even a section with playground for kids. This is the...More

Thank ChristianRobles
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This place was a sneaky find in the thriving metropolis of Quito. A haven from the hustle and bustle. The price of admission is so tiny compared to the plethora of plants that are contained within. I particularly loved the orchids and the carnivorous plants...More

Thank katmacadoo
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Our Airbnb condo was across the street from Parque La Carolina. The park is large, diverse, and well used. Biking and walking paths crisscross the park. We were on the 11th floor and I watched a steady stream of bikers and joggers early each morning....More

Thank Archer1943
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Good to go with children - educative. Some nice birds. An hour of relax in the city center - to specially recommended, but if tired with churches ...

Thank Witold S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Orquídeas, bonsai y un sinnúmero de otras especies. Hay disfraces para los más audaces. Orchids, bonsai and an endless number of other species. There are some costumes for the bold.

Thank Javier D
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This was a lovely accidentally discovery while walking in the park. I think it was only $2 or $3 to get in and had lovely little nature trails through lots of well cared for plants from regions all over Ecuador! Definitely worth the price and...More

Thank Kenna010
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elizabethdm10
23 December 2016|
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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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