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La Virgin del Panecillo

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Address: Gral Miller y Patagonia ( Cerro Panecillo), Quito, Ecuador
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Located on top of the Cerro El Panecillo, this imposing sculpture can be...

Located on top of the Cerro El Panecillo, this imposing sculpture can be seen from any location in downtown Quito.

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Quito from above

It was a great view of Quito, and an interesting walk inside the monument. It gets chilly so make sure you take a sweater and of course your camera!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ana V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a great view of Quito, and an interesting walk inside the monument. It gets chilly so make sure you take a sweater and of course your camera!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You cam climb inside (around 30 meters) and from the top you can enjoy a better view. Below you have a good restaurant with a very romantic view in the evening.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the SilverSeas Town tour to visit this attraction. Because members of our group had already visited the Old Town on our own, SilverSeas split the group with one bus doing the regular tour and we taken to visit the statue. I wanted to get a photo down low from the parking lot and the guide asked me to... More 

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Thank gene s
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This statue is at the top of Panecillo at the south end of historic colonial Quito. You can climb the inside for an even better view of the colonial city and to the south as well. This is one of the best known symbols of Quito- not to be missed.

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Palo Alto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

La Virgin is perched on a hill overlooking colonial Quito. Nice enough view, and you can climb to the top for a buck or 2. Fine way to spend an hour.

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Thank AndybinLondon
Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A must see place in Quito. Climb to the top of the monument and simply enjoy the view.......it's breathtaking !!!

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Boone, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Amazing view of the city. The statue is really cool and more interesting up close. Definitely worth the drive.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Great views of Quito! Highly recommend it! The monument it's self is stunning and then you get to climb up in it and see the city and its so worth it!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

With its perch above the old town, this public space gives a lovely vista both of the City of Quito and the Andes raising in the background beyond the city. One can get an excellent feel for the enormity of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Come and see this impressive lady on top of the hill. She is well situated and has fantastic views over the city!

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