Are you planning to travel to Ecuador? You will surely miss out on incredible experiences and things to do in Quito if you skip this gem of a city.
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.
Ecuador’s capital blends its colonialist history with modern flourishes.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Ecuadorian capital offers rich history and a budding food scene, pretty parks and plazas, and a mother lode of history and culture.
Church Hopping, Volcano Hikes, and Equatorial Experiments: The 4-Day Weekend in Quito; Paul Jebara; Men’s Journal
From neo-gothic architecture to aristinal ice cream, there are tons of reasons to take a four-day Quito vacation in Ecuador.
Welcome tourists! In this edition, Tom Sawyer will talk about the capital of the South American country that is the main exporter of bananas in the world, besides being one of the smallest countries in the American continent. Tom Sawyer is talking about San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. Its formal foundation dates to 1534 and it has a population of 2.7 million people while its metropolitan area exceeds 3 million people.
The 500-year old capital of Ecuador, Quito is located in the western part of South America, surrounded by the majestic Andes Mountains and located some 9000 feet above sea level. Here, traditional Spanish colonial architecture, colorful markets and world-class gastronomy welcome visitors to this enchanting capital city.