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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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Orchids and carnivorous plants

Never thought I'd see a black flower. Never thought Dracula was as highly thought of either to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EdwardRY
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Beaumont
Jardín Botánico de Quito

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
juliannathom3
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Largest park in the Quito
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • 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"
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"central park"
in 17 reviews
"running track"
in 15 reviews
"huge park"
in 11 reviews
"food vendors"
in 11 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
"orchid collection"
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"green space"
in 5 reviews
"families enjoying"
in 4 reviews
"rose garden"
in 4 reviews
"peaceful place"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank juliannathom3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank EduardoMejiaC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 2 March 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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Reviewed 22 February 2018

If you are into botanical gardens, this is a pretty neat one to see. There are several different environments for the various plants, all along a winding path that takes you through even more fauna.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

The botanical gardens located in Parque La Carolina is full of interesting things, for example, there are several different ecosystems established, with typical plants for each. There is also an interesting display of agricultural plants, a hot house with carnivorous plants, another hot house with...More

Thank Katharine G
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I highly recommend going to this wonderful park on a weekend, it's full of energy. It has basketball courts, soccer fields, running tracks and much more. Many great street food places. I really enjoyed the Botanical Gardens also.

Thank Jay F
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Parque Carolina is a park we wish we had in England. It is large and well laid out with lots of facilities catering to different activities. It has a running track, basketball and football courts, cycle paths, a pedalo lake, a botanical garden, exercise equipment...More

Thank Rachel D
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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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