Ecuador

Quito’s historic center: Open-air museum home to host of treasures; La Prensa Latina

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An open-air museum whose walls and narrow streets have witnessed countless historical events and developments dating back centuries, the Ecuadorian capital’s Old Town boasts a range of architectural, archaeological and artistic treasures among its tourist offerings. Those riches are apparent in the buildings of that colonial center but also in its museums, some located within imposing complexes and others in more modest structures whose small doors are gateways to more unknown aspects of its past.

Source: Quito’s historic center: Open-air museum home to host of treasures – La Prensa Latina Media

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