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Address: Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza | Es un lugar recreativo, de danzas, artesanías, hístorico, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito, Ecuador
Phone Number: +593 2-239-4803
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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It is located approximately 20 minutes away from Quito, at San Antonio de...

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.

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Middle of the World Monument Tour from Quito
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Mitad del Mundo Half Day Tour
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Private Tour: Middle of the World Monument and Quito City Tour

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A check in the bucket list. A decent place and good views. There is one with original museum close by and this modern one. You should visit both.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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El Dorado Hills, California
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Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice area around 50 km from Quito. You need 3/4 of an hour driving. You can see for a small fee the open air equator museum. Which is not too far and they will show you the force of gravity of our Earth. .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We travelled here on the bus from quito old town which took about an hour but cost only about 40 cents each. We were quite disappointed really it's like a tacky amusement park with no rides! Lots seems to be under construction or opening soon. Just buy the ticket for the entry to the monument as the other exhibits aren't... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

About 30 to 40 minutes by taxi from the main city is the centre of the world (0 degrees latitude and longitude). For $7.50 you get full access to all the exhibits, planetarium etc. Of course the focus is the central monument where you can get your photo taken with one foot in the Northern and Southern hemispheres and the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an overpriced and rather bleak theme park. It has one or two interesting exhibits, but the main supposed scientific exhibition is a bit of a con. There is a second unofficial place there which is better value for money and is only a little further along. It is probably worth going out there just to say you have... More 

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Ciudad M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this review

Hello Angey, We sorry about your bad experience, Thanks for your comment. Best regards! More 

El Dorado Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A check in the bucket list. A decent place and good views. There is one with original museum close by and this modern one. You should visit both.

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Hello Soma, Thanks for your rate ans recommends us. Best regards! More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Well worth a visit if you are in Quito to see this historically and scientifically interesting place. You can learn all about the science involved in mapping out the world surrounded by beautiful mountains. There are restaurants and many other attractions to visit in the same site. A must do if you come to Ecuador.

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Hello bc1050, Thanks for your rate and comment. We're glad to know that you enjoyed your visit. Best regards! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's super touristy. The museums are mostly lame. But you have to go. When are you going to be able to take a selfie standing in two hemispheres? I recommend buying only the $3 city entrance ticket and not the full pass to the museums as they don't offer much. The mountain views are great but you're really going for... More 

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Hello Ryan, Thanks for your rate and comment. We hope you have enjoyed your experience. Best regards! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my visit in Mitad del Mundo very much. The workers are so friendly, the attractions super entertaining and educative. And the monument... A must see attraction!

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Ciudad M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this review

Hello Klaudia, Thanks for your perfect rate. We're glad to know that you enjoyed your visit. Best regards! More 

Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the larger equator museum you can visit. There is much more to see than the Intinan place but we preferred the latter one. Here, we mainly visited the large block building on the equator with great views on surroundings. Going down, there is an interesting exibiton as well as the usual equator impact tests. There is also a... More 

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Hello The Foxies, Thanks for your rate and comment. We hope you have enjoyed your visit. Best regards! More 

Cleveland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a spot for a good photo stop. It is neat to have pictures standing in both hemispheres at once. However it is not exactly on the eqator.

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