Quito Vacations

Ecuador
Quito is the bustling cultural and political capital of Ecuador. Situated at a breathtaking 10,000 feet, the city enjoys spring-like temperatures and a grand view of the surrounding highlands. Laid out around a central plaza (the largest in the Americas), the colonial city is a mix of cultures and attractions. …

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Things to see and do in Quito

Edgar Hernandez | Trip by SkyscannerColonial Quito
Colonial Quito
Belen Parrales | Trip by SkyscannerLa Mitad del Mundo
La Mitad del Mundo
obvio171 | FlickrQuicentro
Quicentro
Yamil Salinas Martínez | FlickrPlaza de la Independencia
Plaza de la Independencia
Jorge Lascar | FlickrIglesia de La Compania de Jesus
Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus
Kevin Picholo | Trip by SkyscannerChurch of Saint Francis
Church of Saint Francis
obvio171 | FlickrFundación Guayasamín
Fundación Guayasamín
Kali K | Trip by SkyscannerParque La Carolina
Parque La Carolina
Mudit Gurjar | Trip by SkyscannerLa Basílica
La Basílica
Mel S Wong | Trip by SkyscannerPlaza Foch
Plaza Foch

Reviews of Quito

Lauren Baker
Lauren BakerBedford, New Hampshire, USA
04/06/2017

Quito is a stunning juxtaposition of old and new with something to offer any visitor - from the winding streets of the historic center to the trendy new bars and nightclubs and adventure in the surrounding mountains.

Rebecca Adventure Travel
Rebecca Adventure TravelQuito, Ecuador
16/05/2017

The city of Quito is also listed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. It was founded in the 16th century on the ruins of an Inca city and it stands at an altitude of 2,850 m. Quito is the second most populated city in Ecuador with approximately 2 million people after Guayaquil with approximately 2.5 million. Quito has the biggest and most well preserved historical center in South America giving it a diverse cultural heritage. This city is definitely one of the most interesting and beautiful in the continent.

Kevin Picholo
Kevin PicholoFoster City, California, USA
28/01/2017

Quito was on my bucket list since the time I saw photos of Quito Old Town and its architecture. I got to visit for the first time this past May 2016 and loved it.

Yogic Traveler ❀
Yogic Traveler ❀Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
15/10/2016

Quito is surprisingly cool for being right one the ecuador. It is so high in the mountains those flying in are at risk of developing altitude sickness which keeps the weather very temperate. Nice city but not really a standout place just on a short stay.