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Perfect for strolling or biking, this park has a huge playground and is close to all of the main attractions in Santiago.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Santiago
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Good sizeable park, a lot of shady trees, perfect place to wind down after exploring the city or for a picnic on a lazy day. Tips: watch out for dog poop as there a lot of stray dogs around. Also choose a location away from...More

3  Thank OdysseusNY
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Walked through this park about 10 times during our stay and enjoyed it more every time great place to stroll and get off the car choked streets of Santiago

1  Thank tfizzle
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This was nice place to take a break after a lot of walking through the city. There are a lot of benches, but you can just sit on the green grass and enjoy like a locals. However, you'll always hear the cars, so it's not...More

Thank Arsen K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a typical city centre park. Nice, pleasant without being spectacular. 1 street away you are right back in traffic so it's a nice oasis

Thank 8MikeM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice long walks peaceful listening to music relax and enjoy the park exercise station machines in park to get a good work out

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to relax - lots of people and lots of dogs. There are plenty of benches and scatter throughout the park you will find play structures for the kids, beautiful fountains and lots of dogs! The park is very clean and inviting and...More

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice green area right in the center of Santiago, ideal for walk or a relaxing time. Big enough to get away from the traffic. There are nice trees, few areas for children, benches for stop. In this park you can spend an hour to the...More

Thank mcitaly2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This open parkland near the river is immensely popular with locals for strolling and one can understand why with its multiple rows of predominantly Plane trees providing shade and separation from the passing traffic.

Thank John P
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Verdant space in Santiago. Perfect place to take a stroll and people watch. Lovely park near some main museums and thoroughfares in the city. I highly recommend visiting the park.

Thank R P
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Running alongside the River Mapocho the Parque is a great place to enjoy a leisurely walk or cycle ride in central Santiago as it is mostly on the flat. Linking many attractions and areas from the central fish market, La Vega, Lastarria, the Musee de...More

Thank peterh125
Reviewed 27 September 2018

I selected our apartment because it was close to this park which we frequented during the day. (apparently the night brings a different crowd). One day we noticed about two hundred young men all looking down at their cell phones. When asked, they informed me...More

Thank Paola921
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Perfect area. My hostel was close to here, and I walked thru this park every day. Good spot for a bike ride or run. Fairly lit up at night, but would still stick to the sidewalks. Long park, felt like it kept going. Fantastic spot...More

1  Thank Curtez151
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