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Mitad del Mundo

Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
+593 2-239-4803
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Middle of the World Monument Tour from Quito
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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 Cuture Museom" (with a display of the lates investigations about the real middle of the world), and a Planetarium. Inside the monument is an interesting Ethnic Museum. Youcan shop and place one foot on the northern Hemisphere and the other on the southern Hemisphere.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“equator line” (76 reviews)
“nice monument” (14 reviews)
“actual equator” (37 reviews)
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Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
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+593 2-239-4803
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"equator line"
in 76 reviews
"nice monument"
in 14 reviews
"actual equator"
in 37 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 30 reviews
"southern hemisphere"
in 28 reviews
"yellow line"
in 31 reviews
"science experiments"
in 13 reviews
"interesting place"
in 19 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 12 reviews
"other attractions"
in 12 reviews
"both sides"
in 14 reviews
"true equator"
in 12 reviews
"bucket list"
in 13 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 21 reviews
"take pictures"
in 28 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 26 reviews
"planetarium"
in 74 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Not sure that this new and EXACT spot that marks the middle of the world is precisely the right spot either, but the excursion was really fun, and the guide did a good job of pointing out the history, complete with demonstrations involving walking a...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Nice place to visit, where else can you be on the equator with a grand monument. Actually it is off some but it does not matter. Cost about $50-60 for a taxi total from Quito North, lots of things to see and you can go...More

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and me visited this place and the explanation was amazing, a beautiful place that I will come back soon.

Thank Estéfano H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a pleasant surprise. It a lot more than I expected. The complex was nicely laid out. Nice mix of cultural and science exhibitions. Chocolate museum, brewery, shops and some cafe/ restaurants to spend half day with family.

Thank skimny
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the way to Galapagos and with several hours to wait until our adventure began we visited this quaint place. Very informative got to see and learned that it doesn't matter the station of the year Summer or Winter in Ecuador there are only 12...More

Thank LTCPerez
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Mitad del Mundo monument with a couple of my good friends earlier in the day. It was a nice place and it’s kind of cool to know that we are standing at the middle point of the earth. Walked around the area and...More

Thank Farizan R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply put, this place is built to take your money. With rows and rows of little shops and kiosks all selling the same things or slight variations, resturaunts catering to tourists tastes (except for the guinea pig roasting station), you will blow lots of cash...More

Thank Justin S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the exact spotthat apparently a Geosedic French societ set as the middle earth... Aside with the monument here one can visit restaurants, souvenir shops and ethnic museums ( very small and rather poor). Restaurants and souvenir stores are fairly priced so no need...More

Thank georgevrio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When one thinks about it, the monument at the “middle of the earth” doesn’t make sense. What’s interesting about this place is that many find it interesting. There are 12 other countries that straddle the equator. Why should this place claim to represent the middle...More

Thank brianhX1193UU
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Straddle the equator and visit the northern and southern hemisphere with just a jump over the yellow line. Try and balance an egg on a nail. It can be done without difficulty here.

Thank Kelly T
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prettyvacant27
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.
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raygawlak
July 20, 2017|
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Response from heyjudithz | Reviewed this property |
Have you tried contacting the museum?
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SVELMalta
May 26, 2017|
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Response from Mitadmundo | Property representative |
Yes you can access walking
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