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Best Places to Visit in Quito

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These Quito Ecuador tourist attractions are something to get excited about. You’ll see what I mean as you watch this visual tour of Quito.

Best Places To Visit In Quito Ecuador

All the locations covered in this post will be within walking distance or a short taxi ride from your Quito hotel.

There are some attractions outside the city that you probably won’t want to miss. Like the popular Otavalo market and Quilotoa Lake (a water-filled caldera). But we’ll cover Quito day trips.

Quito’s Old Town: Best preserved old town in the Americas

  • Mitad del Mundo / Middle of the Earth: Where the Northern and Southern hemispheres meet.

  • TelefériQo (Cable Car up Pichincha Volcano): A view of the city from 4,100 meters (13,500 feet)

  • Museo de la Ciudad / City Museum of Quito: History of the city in a UNESCO world heritage site housed in a gorgeous 16th-century building

  • Mercado Artesanal La Mariscal / Mariscal Artisan Market: Largest artisan market in Quito with a wide variety of artisan products.

  • Parque Itchimbia / Itchimbia Park: Large park with wonderful views of the city and a Cultural center.

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