Tourism in Quito
Quito is a unique city for its topography, culture and urbanism. The city and metropolitan district goes from colonial to contemporary style, in a majestic Andean contour drawn by the Pichincha, Antisana, Cotopaxi and Cayambe volcanos.
The baroque temples with paintings and carvings, are a magical world full of religious art. Because of its physical beauty, traditions and places of mysticism and legend, Quito is considered "Reliquary of Art in America" and was declared "Cultural Heritage of Humanity" by UNESCO in 1978.
Quito, the capital of Ecuador celebrate their unforgettable fairs, as the heir of a rich history and culture, in the month of December.
Always well recommended
Publications such as Conde Nast Traveller, Frommer's "Top Destinations for 2008, Nexos magazine from American Airlines, Geographical magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the German magazine Merian among others, gave nothing but good references about this amazing city.
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- Weather: Quito enjoys mild climate with a temperature ranging between 10 and 27 ° C.
- Altitude: 2.800 m.a.s.l.
- Location: Quito is located in the geographical center of Ecuador.
- Indicativo telefónico: + (593) + 2