Parque Itchimbia

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Ramon Egas, Quito, Ecuador
Parque Itchimbia - view at the end of the day
Parque Itchimbia - view of el Panecillo
Parque Itchimbia - view of the Basilica
Parque Itchimbia - view at night, great!

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An awesome view of the city in a green space - Parque Itchimbia Aug 17, 2009
Parque Itchimbia is a large park, located on a hill. From this huge green space, you'd be able to get 360º degrees views of the city.

Its a big park that has a Cultural Center, cafes, point views and other attractions.

Going there is free. You'd have to pay if you want to go to any of the cafes. Views are worth it.

It's located near Old Town. If you want to climb you can walk up Elizalde street. Also you can take a bus from the Old town or do it easier and take a cab, hehehe.

Just be aware that the area could be a bit dangerous if you are walking by your own when it gets dark. At that time is safer to take a cab :)
view at the end of the day
view of el Panecillo
view of the Basilica
view at night, great!
yadilitta says:
good tip!
Posted on: May 29, 2010
edwin_mtw_travel says:
Don not forget to take a bike and run across the park ;)
Posted on: May 29, 2010
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