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Mitad Del Mundo

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“equator line”(80 reviews)
“nice monument”(15 reviews)
“actual equator”(40 reviews)
It is located approximately 20 minutes away from Quito, at San Antonio de Pichincha. The "Mitad del Mundo City" surrounding the monument includes several restaurantes and folk-lore shops, museums about the mission that measured the Earth, the "Solar...more
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Avenida Manuel Cordova Galarza KM. 13/5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
+593 2-239-4803
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best attractions, they have an interesting museum and lots of attractions all around. It is a learning experience.

Thank Resort498873
Reviewed 3 days ago

very interesting place, but too touristic, and more appropriate for children than adults, a lot of shops all pretty much the same and not cheap

Thank shalon2711
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The center of the world or, as you will learn, a point in the 5km wide equator where they measured it 200 years ago. This park is made up like a mini city and not only includes the actual equator line but other educational centres....More

Thank Madeleine M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit for a day out, it’s more than just the middle of the world monument. There is also a chocolate museum, traditional indigenous houses, traditional dancing, a gallery of the works of the famous Ecuadorean artist Oswaldo Guayasamin, and much more! Well...More

Thank Lydia H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to be at the Middle Of the Earth. Standing between the North and South hemisphere fun to do. Trying to balance the egg and going into monument for the view also engaging. This attraction can be a brief stop. Not that much to do...More

Thank kcwalksja
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museums, shops, monument, restaurants, not too spendy and you can get your passport stamped as proof you were at the middle of the world. It made a good half day tour.

Thank tulieguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome experience seeing the Equator first hand and a great staff of tour guides to top it off. Must see while in Ecuador!

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 2nd time visiting, but the first time that I received so much information. I never realized how much there was to learn and how misinformed that I've been all my life about the earth's rotation. I will definitely go back.

Thank Kymm G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They've done a nice job making Mitad del Mundo nicer over the past few years. We went on the fall equinox and there were no special events going on but we found some cool sundials and took pics right at local noon. The chocolate museum...More

Thank AnnabelleF154
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here on various occasions. It is a MUST SEE for anyone coming to Quito. It is "the Middle of the Word" (earth)! Quito is right on the Equator, so you can stand with one foot on the northern hemisphere and one foot...More

Thank Happy H
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Carolyn C
October 7, 2018|
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Response from Fred H | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry. We did not have luggage with us so I didn’t notice if there is a storage area. You wouldn’t have a problem keeping a large backpack with you while You tour the grounds.
September 20, 2017|
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Response from tinykate04 | Reviewed this property |
We prefer AirBnB. Loads of beautiful apartments with security and close to restaurants, shops, and sites.
July 20, 2017|
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Response from heyjudithz | Reviewed this property |
Have you tried contacting the museum?