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Palacio de Gobierno

Avenida Chile entre Venezuela y Garcia Moreno, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-382-7000
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Avenida Chile entre Venezuela y Garcia Moreno, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-382-7000
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

You have to reserve your spot in advance and be there on time. We waited about 2 hours between the moment we got our tickets and we were able to enter the building. IT was interesting to see the building and its main rooms but...More

Thank claudian15
Reviewed January 21, 2017

We enjoyed a visit to the Presidential Palace as part of a city tour of Quito. It was fun to have our picture taken with the guards. It was strange to me that they allowed vendors right under the palace, but several of the shops...More

Thank VacanowNj
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Tours of the palace take place every 15 minutes throughout the day with the last tour at 6.30pm. If planning an itinerary for the day, it is best to prebook as places on each tour are strictly limited. ID, passport or a copy of your...More

2  Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I was not able to enter as you would have to book tickets prior to your visit. However I was allowed up on the balcony so you get at least a glance. This is literally at the Plaza de la Independenca and also close to...More

Thank Emilie W
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Do not miss this very interesting, free visit of the presidential palace which includes a guide and your free picture in front of the beautiful Guayasamin frescoes! Reservations are required (you must show your passport to reserve a tour time, and bring it to the...More

1  Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Attraction that is free, with a guide and free picture! No where else that I know! The place of Carondelet is a beauty!

1  Thank Softaildeluxestu4ever
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

It looked nice from the outside, unfortunatly we couldnt get in. Great view from here over the square.

Thank 83-Stefan-83
Reviewed December 10, 2016

If you are in town on a Monday morning, go to the Palace and Independence square (Plaza Grande) at 11:00 AM is the ceremonial change of the guard!

1  Thank marcelwiersma
Reviewed December 8, 2016

On the 6th of december I visited the Palace of the President... Fiestas de Quito. Half of the Palace is to visit for guests. In the other half the President works. Beautiful art, impressive lamps and furniture. This President decided that all the present he...More

Thank WillyTheHague
Reviewed December 8, 2016

The government palace is known as the Palacio de Carondelet It is located in the historical center of the city of Quito. The entrance is completely free and there is no need to book, you only have to be at the scheduled time (there are...More

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July 9, 2015|
Response from Vicente Iván H |
I am sure it is open on Saturday and it is free.
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