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Calle La Ronda

Juan de dios Morales, Quito, Ecuador
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Ranked #19 of 103 Attractions in Quito
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

worth a stroll. but not much else. the little shops are charming. the best shop is the Chocolatier Tiz. make sure you stop and eat the passion fruit filled truffle. delicious! and a great hot chocolate.

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Toronto, Canada
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13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Calle la Ronda is not to be missed when you visit Quito. If you only have one evening to spend here in Quito this is the place to do it. Here you can experience the real Quito, interact with Quitanos and take a step back in time. Forget La Mariscal and the shopping centers in the north like Quicentro and... More

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Carcavelos, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Do not miss the artisan ice creams, traditional ecuatorian food as kuy, or even the Montecristi panama hats, tipical from here, Ecuador, as well as the equatorian chocolate and "empanadas de viento". Can't miss it.

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Bolton, Connecticut
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a great evening experience to stroll La Ronda, browsing shops and deciding which restaurant in which to dine. Lovely to see families, arm in arm, talking and laughing. Do it! Parking is tricky but there are attendants to show you where to park.

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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A fun place to be in. Bustling with life. Narrow cobble stone street with colourful buildings. All types of street entertainment like jugglers, circus acts, musical acts ect. Nice traditional restaurants with live bands playing and people dancing the traditional Ecuadorean dances. Don't forget to taste the hot Canelazo a Cinnamon and alcohol based traditional cocktail. Safe place to walk... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This street is a nice alternative to the Mariscal, if you want to go out on a Friday or Saturday night to have some drinks. It is located in the historic center and is more "typical Ecuadorian" thanthe Mariscal. Try some Canelazo and Empanadas de Viento.

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Arizona
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Winding streets that remind one of the moorish areas of Spain lead you to open doors to boutiques, chocolate shops, jewelry stores and more. This was my first time to this area and I would like to return. Walking distance to cabs, as many do not go through the winding streets of La Ronda.

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Arezzo, Italy
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I really enjoyed my stroll around Calle La Ronda, a colourful colonial street in the casco viejo. There are many interesting arts and crafts shops, but make sure you go later on during the day or you'll find them still closed!

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

There is nothing open during the day, so make sure to visit this street at night. Very pretty and romantic, but also the restaurants and shops are quite expensive.

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Dover, Delaware
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I really enjoyed La Ronda. There were no cars and best of all, no buses with their black fumes. There are many small shops with very fair prices. Everything made in or from Ecuador is fairly priced. Those items from the US or Europe are very expensive. That's ok because we wanted the handmade crafts and clothes from Ecuador. My... More

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