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Ranked #1 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
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Ranked #2 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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 #3 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #4 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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 #5 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: Tren Ecuador, offers a wealth of tourist use train. He is projected as the largest train Latin America. Offering a first... more » Owner description: Tren Ecuador, offers a wealth of tourist use train. He is projected as the largest train Latin America. Offering a first class service, which not only contributes to the development of local economies but is a significant economic contribution to the country under a tourist equity approach that affects the valuation and recognition historical heritage, which then places between tourist trains in the world. « less
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Ranked #6 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
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Ranked #7 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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 #8 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Straddling the Equator and located approximately fifteen miles north of Quito, this monument marks the exact line dividing... more » Owner description: Straddling the Equator and located approximately fifteen miles north of Quito, this monument marks the exact line dividing the northern and southern hemispheres. « less
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Ranked #9 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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 #10 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings
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 #11 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #12 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
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Ranked #13 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: Tren Ecuador offers train journeys through the unique Coast and Andean landscapes of Ecuador. This experience will take you... more » Owner description: Tren Ecuador offers train journeys through the unique Coast and Andean landscapes of Ecuador. This experience will take you through the history and culture of Ecuador. « less
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Ranked #14 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #15 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #16 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #17 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
  • commercial plaza 10/01/2013
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Ranked #18 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Religious Sites
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Ranked #19 of 19 Landmarks in Quito
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings
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