The “Carita de Dios” celebrates its parties with goats, parades, canelazos and events. Visit Quito and enjoy the capital of Ecuador, with the best preserved Historic Center in Latin America. Close the year between passes of the child, widows and puppets. In Ecuador, these parties are lived with fraternity, union and fun.
Quito, officially known as San Francisco de Quito is the capital of Ecuador, It is the first city in the world that was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In 2008, it celebrated 30 years of being part of the list of World Heritage sites.
After La Paz in Bolivia, Quito is the second highest capital city in the world at 2,850 meters. Furthermore, Quito is the second most populated city in Ecuador, after Guayaquil.
The city boasts of 40 churches, 16 convents and monasteries, 12 museums and a rich cultural heritage. Many tourists enjoy exploring the city, by viewing the monuments and churches and getting to know the vibrant life of the local people.
Quito is a mix of old colonial architecture with upcoming modern complexes resulting in an old world charm of the city. There are plenty of attractions in the form of trendy shopping malls, high quality restaurants, colonial museums, churches, historical monuments and outdoor markets. As you enjoy your evening walking on the cobbled roads, trying to summarize the breathtaking view, you will definitely understand why Quito is a World Heritage site.
If you are interested in visiting Quito and enjoy what this beautiful city offers, we recommend to look our Explore Ecuador tour. For more information contact us at (593) 4 4 505-112, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our web page www.vianatura.com.