Tag: EC – City of Quito

19 Excellent Things To Do in Quito, Ecuador on Vacation; Marjolein Dilven; Wander With Alex

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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.

Source: 19 Excellent Things To Do in Quito, Ecuador on Vacation

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

Wonderful World: Discover Quito; Tom Sawyer; Dos Mundos

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.

Source: Wonderful World: Discover Quito – Dos Mundos Bilingual Newspaper

Stand in two hemispheres at the Center of the World in Quito; Mira Temkin; Splash Magazine

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.

Source: Stand in two hemispheres at the Center of the World in Quito