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QUITO HISTORICAL TOWN HALF-DAY TOUR ECUADOR

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Overview


The historic center of Quito is the largest and best preserved of all the historic centers in America. This was perhaps the main reason why UNESCO named it the first World Cultural Heritage City in 1978. This distinguished award was shared with Krakow.

Highlights


  • Quito- World Heritage Site
  • Pre-Incan City
  • Neo-Gothic Style Church (Basilica)
  • Main Cathedral of Quito
  • Main Independence Square
  • The Society of Jesus Church (Golden)
  • The San Francisco Church
  • Virgen del Panecillo Monument (Tallest in America)
QUITO HISTORICAL TOWN  HALF-DAY TOUR   ECUADOR

Description


QUITO HISTORICAL TOWN HALF-DAY TOUR ECUADOR

Quito, a Colonial city founded by the Spanish Sebastián de Benalcazar as Villa de San Francisco de Quito on December 6, 1534, preserves its history, culture, and tradition surrounded by numerous monuments, churches, museums, and pre-Inca streets.

Independence Square, also known as Plaza Grande, is the main square of the city of Quito (Ecuador), located in the old town of the city. It is the main square of the capital, the political and historical center of Ecuador, and the symbolic seat of the president of Ecuador.

The church and convent of San Ignacio de Loyola of the Company of Jesus of Quito, also known in popular Ecuadorian heritage simply as the company, is a Catholic clerical complex of the Jesuit order.

The church of San Francisco is a Catholic basilica that stands in the middle of the historic center of Quito, in front of the square of the same name. The structure is the largest architectural complex within the historical centers of all of America, and for this reason, it is known as “the Escorial of the New World.”

Virgen del Panecillo Monument, this structure of more than 7,000 aluminum pieces was designed and built by Herrán de Matorras in Madrid and brought in pieces by ship to Ecuador, it was finally completed in 1975

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Hotel Transportation Pick-up/Drop-off
  • Certified Tourist Guide (Bilingual)
  • Admission Fees to attractions
  • Exclusions:
  • Personal Expenses
  • Meals or drinks
  • Airport pick-up or drop-off
  • Tips

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Independence Square
  3. Basílica del Voto Nacional
  4. Church of the Society of Jesus
  5. Iglesia San Francisco
  6. Virgin of the Panecillo
  • 9:00 Departure from your hotel towards the Historic Center of Quito.
  • 9:30 Church of the Basilica, enjoy its mysteries and history.
  • 10:00 Plaza Grande or Independence Square.
  • 10:30 Church of the Society of Jesus, also known as the golden church.
  • 11:30 Church of San Francisco,
  • 12:30 Monument of the Virgin of El Panecillo.
  • 13:00 Return to your hotel

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