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Parque Gallineral

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Pretty park, a little overpriced

The park has got some lovely trees, plants and flowers. Make sure you allow enough time to explore... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Stu_and_Aly
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Cuenca, Ecuador
Beautiful park!

Beautiful park with a swimming pool- we loved wandering around the park (entry is 6000 COP without... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Giulia M
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Moncalieri, Piemonte, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park with a swimming pool- we loved wandering around the park (entry is 6000 COP without access to the pool): Lots of squirrels, birds, butterflies, and different flowers.

Thank Giulia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing spectacular, some nice trees and views which can in fact be viewed in a lot of other places around San Gil and Barichara also. Not really worth the 6000 COP entrance fee, but on the other hand quite cheap if you seek a quick...More

Thank deathstar01
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent a lovely couple of hours wandering around and admiring the beautiful foliage. A great place to chill with a book for a couple of hours as a break from other adventures in San Gil.

Thank Mtt T
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

It is a really nice park to walk and spend some time watching some animals, plants and the river. Very recomended!!!

Thank Juan R
Reviewed 5 April 2018

A lovely park in the centre of town, small entry fee but worth it. Nice cafe and restaurant. Red squirrels, birds and lots of native trees and plants to see. Lovely little pool too.

Thank marshyYorkshire
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The trees are huge and the moss growing on them is very pretty but the park doesn't have much more. Skip the pool, it isn't worth the extra entry fee.

Thank Pjbauch
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

It is supposed to be about the Guane people who lived in the area. Nothing more far from the truth. They don't really know much about their rituals, so it seems all made up. Plus, the roads are clearly made of brick, not precisely an...More

Thank Reesehdz
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The park has got some lovely trees, plants and flowers. Make sure you allow enough time to explore the whole thing and get your monies worth. Down by the riverside was a really nice spot. There is also a small area with tortoises which is...More

Thank Stu_and_Aly
Reviewed 20 January 2018

i love this description of lonely planet: San Gil's showpiece is the mystical Parque El Gallineral, a 4-hectare park set on a triangle-shaped island between two arms of the Quebrada Curití and Río Fonce. Many of the 1900 trees are covered with long silvery tendrils...More

Thank Elkin L
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Our visit to Parque Gallineral was a good visit but unfortunately if you go to the bathroom you get a bad impression of the place, doors that do not close and the worst is no toilet paper! not even to buy because the dispenser was...More

Thank Francy C
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