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Capilla del Hombre and Guayasamin Museum Access
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Capilla del Hombre and Guayasamin Museum Access
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E18-94 Mariano Calvache St. And Lorenzo Chavez St | Barrio Bellavista, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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All reviews oswaldo guayasamin guayasamin's house guided tour guayasamin's art human suffering ecuadorian artist his life art lovers modern art great museum latin america works of art an english speaking guide on display pre columbian well worth the visit worth the trip
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great painter/sculptor who took responsibility for exposing the sufferings of Latin American populations.

Thank JiPeKaNL
Reviewed 6 days ago

I need to point out that I have no idea if the art and museum are any good! Both google and our guide book said that this place was open until 6pm. We tried to get on the website several times beforehand, but it was...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum; Best painter of Ecuador; Guayasamin Painting shake my soul to the core. Everybody on the planet should visit this place and live the message this great painter pass to humanity.

Thank Elsie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No one we met had been to these 2 places, but it was the best site in Quito, imo. I don't even like the art, but what the artist expresses is astonishing, a passionate and involved artist, dealing with important and difficult social issues. This...More

Thank Kay64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The guided tours explained so much about the paintings and the house. Photos are forbidden which I understand but is a shame as there are no postcards of the interior spaces which are dramatic.

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You really need to love modern art to appreciate this visit. The Capella de Hombre, a museum built by Guayasamin to feature some of his largest works, is located next to the Guayasamin house/workshop. An $8 entrance fee allow you to see both this museum...More

Thank Ono O
Reviewed September 17, 2018

If you were to visit only one art exhibit, this is THE place to visit in Quito. Both the setting and Oswaldo's collection are a treat to any visitor. The museum runs short free guided tours both in English and Spanish which I took advantage...More

Thank S F
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Next to Guayasamin's house, this wonderful building houses a spectacular collection of Guayasamin's paintings. Whuie these may not be to everyone's tastes, they have an immensely powerful message in their "depiction of the suffering of Latin America's indigenous poor". Combined with a visit to the...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We left early. All the sadness is depressing. It is one thing to make a statement, but another to offer no hope. Both halves of the faces seemed the same. The paintings are displayed well.

Thank gbetog
Reviewed August 30, 2018

I found this my second favorite thing I did in Quito (after the Teleferico). The tour of his house is very interesting. It's always fascinating to see how such creative people lived and the artwork in his home collection is worthy of a museum by...More

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March 19, 2017|
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Response from Esther L | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there is a certain time! When I came there, they told me if I was interested I could join a tour which started 10 minutes later. The same story when I entered the house....I had to wait around 15 minutes. I... More
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October 17, 2016|
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Response from Vanessa V | Reviewed this property |
Yes-- the Guayasamin foundation contracts with taxi service--request one at the ticket office.
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February 16, 2015|
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Response from Shidarta | Reviewed this property |
HOLA!!! nosotros abordamos un taxi, algo así como un auto que se dedica a llevar pasajeros. No es caro en Ecuador.
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