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Quito Sights

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Ranked #1 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: This Jesuit church is a masterpiece of baroque and Quiteno-colonial art with lavish golden altars and gilded columns, making... more » Owner description: This Jesuit church is a masterpiece of baroque and Quiteno-colonial art with lavish golden altars and gilded columns, making it one of the most ornate structures in Ecuador. « less
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Ranked #2 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Owner description: Considered the largest church in Quito, this impressive building features fine bronze doors, colorful stained glass windows... more » Owner description: Considered the largest church in Quito, this impressive building features fine bronze doors, colorful stained glass windows and a tower with sweeping views of the city. « less
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Ranked #3 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Established in 1536 by Franciscan monks, this magnificent architectural masterpiece features a museum in its convent with art... more » Owner description: Established in 1536 by Franciscan monks, this magnificent architectural masterpiece features a museum in its convent with art from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. « less
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Ranked #4 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: This historic district was the first city named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is noted for its narrow streets, Spanish... more » Owner description: This historic district was the first city named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is noted for its narrow streets, Spanish colonial architecture and historic attractions. « less
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Ranked #5 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Ranked #6 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Located in the heart of the Old City, this busy plaza honors those heroes who started the movement toward independence from... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of the Old City, this busy plaza honors those heroes who started the movement toward independence from Spain. « less
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Ranked #7 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Once serving as a lively commercial center during pre-Columbian times, this large cobbled square is dominated by the enormous... more » Owner description: Once serving as a lively commercial center during pre-Columbian times, this large cobbled square is dominated by the enormous Iglesia de San Francisco and the monastery of the same name. « less
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Ranked #9 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Ranked #10 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The city’s main cathedral contains the tomb of Field Marshal Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito’s liberator, and The Holy Shroud, a... more » Owner description: The city’s main cathedral contains the tomb of Field Marshal Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito’s liberator, and The Holy Shroud, a magnificent 18th-century sculpture by Manuel Chili Caspicara. « less
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Ranked #11 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Located on top of the Cerro El Panecillo, this imposing sculpture can be seen from any location in downtown Quito.
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Ranked #12 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: We're an English and Ecuadorian family run company operating out of Quito after moving from London. We specialise in custom... more » Owner description: We're an English and Ecuadorian family run company operating out of Quito after moving from London. We specialise in custom made tours to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands for our discerning clients. All tours are configured to suit you, after all - it's your holiday, not ours. « less
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Ranked #14 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: This magnificent government building, located on scenic Plaza de Independencia, is guarded by two officers in traditional... more » Owner description: This magnificent government building, located on scenic Plaza de Independencia, is guarded by two officers in traditional 19th-century costume. « less
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Ranked #15 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Resembling a type of small bread (panecillo), this hill makes an excellent observation point over Quito and features La... more » Owner description: Resembling a type of small bread (panecillo), this hill makes an excellent observation point over Quito and features La Virgen del Panecillo, a majestic sculpture that can be seen from any location in the city. « less
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Ranked #16 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Ranked #17 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Located in Quito’s historical neighborhood, this small and cozy church was built during the 16th century by the priests of La... more » Owner description: Located in Quito’s historical neighborhood, this small and cozy church was built during the 16th century by the priests of La Merced. « less
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Ranked #18 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Ranked #19 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Ranked #20 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: La Escondida provides a variety of activities. Guests can horseback ride, mountain bike or hike as well; beginners,... more » Owner description: La Escondida provides a variety of activities. Guests can horseback ride, mountain bike or hike as well; beginners, intermediate and advance riders are all very welcome We offer rides from 1 to 12 days by unique trails with stoning views, rides around active volcanoes, Paramos, cloud forest and coastal area. Each day will bring you new experiences and opportunities to learn more about Ecuador, « less
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Ranked #21 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: This church is famous for its magnificent religious sculpture and the image of the Virgin, which was a gift from Charles V of... more » Owner description: This church is famous for its magnificent religious sculpture and the image of the Virgin, which was a gift from Charles V of Spain. « less
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Ranked #22 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
This historic village is one of the oldest towns in Ecuador.
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Ranked #23 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Ranked #24 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Ranked #25 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: This imposing cathedral features two large paintings of St. Augustine by Miguel de Santiago, a picturesque fountain... more » Owner description: This imposing cathedral features two large paintings of St. Augustine by Miguel de Santiago, a picturesque fountain reminiscent of the colonial era and the Convento de San Agustin, which also contains additional paintings representing the life of Saint Augustine. « less
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Ranked #26 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Located around the corner of Plaza Independencia, this magnificent building was originally built as the Cathedral’s chapel... more » Owner description: Located around the corner of Plaza Independencia, this magnificent building was originally built as the Cathedral’s chapel and is considered one of the most beautiful churches in Quito. « less
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Ranked #27 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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Ranked #30 of 40 Sights & Landmarks in Quito
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