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Try to go earlier in the morning when the skies are clearer, and you will be rewarded with amazing city views, including El Panecillo. We gladly paid the $2 basilica fee and the $2 tower entrance fee. If you need to use the restroom, it's...More
It wasn’t open when we visited one early morning so I can’t say what the inside looks like but the outside was magnificent with ornate details at every corner and every inch. We hope to be able to return to visit the inside before we...More
This church is worth a visit if you're in historic old town Quito! The stained glass, high ceilings, and intricate details of the basilica are stunning! Dont miss climbing up the towers to see stunning 360 views of Quito and the surrounding mountains!
One of the highlights of our trip!
Architecture was amazing... our tour guide was fantastic! Definitely pay the $2 for the tour! We also did the climb to the top of the towers... amazing! Views were fantastic!
It will cost you Usd$2 and it is money well spent. You get to climb the steeples that give fantastic views over the city and beyond. The climb is an experience in itself. There is also a coffee shop in one of the towers plus...More
A huge Gothic structure on a high hill in the middle of the Old Town, we were most impressed by its quirks such as the stylistic "gargoyle" sculptures based on the local fauna such as armadillos, alligators, jaguars, and so on. The interior was beautiful,...More
This is an interesting building, built in 1894 in a style which looks much older. Its gargoyles are animals and birds found on mainland Equador and in the Galapagos. Entrance to the tower is priced separately and visitors need to buy their $2 ticket at...More