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Destinations > Ecuador > Quito



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Welcome to Quito

 

Welcome to Quito, Ecuador – The city World Heritage Centre

Quito is the capital of Equador with 2,671,191citizens.
It was born on 6 December 1534 after the Spanish invasion during this the indigenous resisted for long time.
The city has the best-preserved historical centre in the Latin America, despite the 1917 earthquake, and for this reason in 1978 was declareted World Heritage Centre by UNESCO and in 2008 was nomineted seat of Union of Sud American States.
Quito is very important for its industries: textile, chemist, food and shoes factories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information and facts:

 

Night-Life

In Quito is possible find many tipes of bars, resaturants and clubs for every necessity.
All are in the centre of the city where it’s easy have fun, most closed at 2 pm but is raccomended take a taxy because in the night the bar area is dangerous.

 

Seightseeing

The historic centre has many churches (the most important are: the Cathedral, Church of La Compania de Jesus, Basilica del Voto Nacional, Church of San Francisco, Church of Santo Domingo), boarding school, monasteries with colonnades, squares and museums (National Museum of Medicine, Museum of San Francisco where there are painting of school of Quito, Museum of Capilla de Hombre, Museum of the City where it is possible see the history of the city).
The architecture of the churches is a mix of manners: Spanish, Italian, Flemish and indigenous art.

 

Time

ECT(Ecuador Time)
UTC/GMT -5 hours

 

Climate

Usually the climate is tempered with breezy night.
In July and August the climate is more hot in the day with pleasantly cool night.

 

Transports

In the city mostly used are Troles, like trolley bus, the price is 25 cent of dollar and the connect alle the city from north to south. There are also Ecovia Bus that arrive in every part of the city.

The International Airport Marsical Sucre is to 25 km to the city and collegue the city with other part of the State and with the other most important airport.

Finally the railroad pass in the southern part of Quito and it is used mostly for tourism.

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