About Quito - presentation, information, photos and recommendations

Quito is the capital of Ecuador. It is situated at an altitude of 2850 m at the foot of the Pichincha volcano, the only capital in the world threatened by an active volcano. It is the capital of the world closer to the equator (0 ° 14 'latitude). Quito is the second capital of the world altitude.

After the conquest of the Inca empire, the old Quito was destroyed and rebuilt from scratch by a group of conquistadores in 1534. The historic center is a UNESCO monument, one of the most illustrative examples of colonial Hispanic art across America.

"He Teleferico is the cable car that climbs Cruz Loma, the eastern slopes of Pichincha volcano, at 4,100 m altitude.

Mitad del Mundo is a town located 60 km north of Quito, where the Equator line passes. The entire site is dedicated to the equator, including the Museum Attraction Counting Solar, several planetariums, the monument dedicated to the world and a small tourist center.
Otavalo is a town located about an hour and a half of Quito, known for weekend craft fair. Here, Indians sell carpets, clothes, objects and traditional art.

Places worth visiting: Market and San Francisco Monastery Church, Independence Square Market, Santo Domingo, El Panecillo - a hill that is a huge statue of the Virgin Mary, protector of the Republic of Ecuador.


Quito | Quito is the capital of Ecuador. It is situated at an altitude of 2850 m at the foot of the Pichincha volcano, the only capital in the world threatened by an active volcano. It is the capital of the world closer to the equator (0 ° 14 'latitude)

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Top hotels in Quito

La Catedral Internacional, Quito

La Catedral Internacional

Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • No transport provided
Lugano Suites Hotel, Quito

Lugano Suites Hotel

Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

    • No transport provided
    Hotel Nu House Boutique, Quito

    Hotel Nu House Boutique

    Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

    • Hotel Luxury  
    • No transport provided
    Best Western Cplaza Hotel, Quito

    Best Western Cplaza Hotel

    Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

      • No transport provided
      Hilton Colon Quito Hotel, Quito

      Hilton Colon Quito Hotel

      Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

      • Hotel with outdoor pool  
      • No transport provided
      Rio Amazonas, Quito

      Rio Amazonas

      Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

        • No transport provided
        Sebastian, Quito

        Sebastian

        Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

        • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
        • No transport provided
        Reina Isabel Hotel And Suites, Quito

        Reina Isabel Hotel And Suites

        Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

          • No transport provided
          Hotel Sheraton Quito, Quito

          Hotel Sheraton Quito

          Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

          • Hotel Luxury  
          • No transport provided
          Hotel Holiday Inn Express, Quito

          Hotel Holiday Inn Express

          Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

            • No transport provided
            Swissotel, Quito

            Swissotel

            Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

            • Hotel with outdoor pool  
            • No transport provided
            Stubel Suites And Cafe, Quito

            Stubel Suites And Cafe

            Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

              • No transport provided
              Mercure Hotel Alameda, Quito

              Mercure Hotel Alameda

              Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                • No transport provided
                Nh Collection Royal, Quito

                Nh Collection Royal

                Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                  • No transport provided
                  La Cartuja, Quito

                  La Cartuja

                  Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                    • No transport provided
                    Hotel Republica Quito, Quito

                    Hotel Republica Quito

                    Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                      • No transport provided
                      Melrose Plaza Suites, Quito

                      Melrose Plaza Suites

                      Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
                      • No transport provided
                      Hostal Villa Nancy, Quito

                      Hostal Villa Nancy

                      Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                        • No transport provided
                        El Crater, Quito

                        El Crater

                        Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                        • Hotel Luxury  
                        • No transport provided
                        Le Parc, Quito

                        Le Parc

                        Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                        • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
                        • No transport provided
                        Andino Hotel, Quito

                        Andino Hotel

                        Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                          • No transport provided
                          Quito, Quito

                          Quito

                          Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                          • Hotel with children playground  
                          • No transport provided
                          Jhomana Guesthouse, Quito

                          Jhomana Guesthouse

                          Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                          • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
                          • No transport provided
                          Best Western Plaza Hotel Casino, Quito

                          Best Western Plaza Hotel Casino

                          Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                          • Hotel with children playground  
                          • No transport provided
                          Akros, Quito

                          Akros

                          Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador

                            • No transport provided

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