Places in Quito

One good thing about the places in Quito, Ecuador, is that you can visit them all in just a couple of hours without any inconvenience.

One such place is La Virgen del Panecillo, is a representative monument of the city of Quito, here you get a great view of the city of Quito and get memories in your surroundings.

Places in Quito

The Church of San Francisco, the legend said the Indian Cantuña made a deal with the Devil and this in turn sent much hell to finish building the church on time in exchange for his soul whether all the bricks were instead, but the Indian Cantuña very clever, he wrote in one of the blocks “Who lift this stone will recognize the existence of our God” so none of the little devils put the stone in place and Cantuña could keep his soul and keep the stone for the rest of his life.

Places in Quito

Cotopaxi National Park is located at 60 km from Quito, from which you should use the Panamerican Highway to the entrance to the site called The Caspi; the same route to reach the cities of Latacunga (30 km) and Ambato (70 km). The fauna is varied, among the mammals that inhabit the park is the South American camelids like flame, and there are herds of wild horses in the northern and eastern areas of the park. There are also white-tailed deer, spectacled bear, puma, wild rabbits, paramo wolf, cervicabra, skunk, opossum and fox, the mole mouse, and the Andean weasel. The most important birds are the hawk, hawk, duck, owl, screech owl, the caracara, condor, Andean toucan and hummingbirds.

Places in Quito

Middle of the World, here is the latitude 0 ° 0′-0 ” which makes this city and the same country unique. The resort is located in the parish of San Antonio de Pichincha, 14 kilometers from Quito which is currently one of the main tourist attractions, and the only place in the world where you can take a picture with one foot in each hemisphere, balancing a egg on a nail and always check here you will weight less than anywhere else in the world. Every weekend also offers a sample of artistic and cultural dances. Here are four special events are also held during the year, spring and fall equinoxes, and the summer and winter solstices, showing that the ancient traditions of Ecuador still remain. In the premises you will find a variety of souvenirs, while enjoying the Ecuadorian gastronomy.

Places in Quito

Remember you can book your transportation from the airport to your hotel in Quito with Discovery Mundo.

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