San Francisco church, Quito Historical  Center
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Budget Tour Quito Colonial, Historical Center, itinerary

 

Quito has one of the best preserved historical centers of Latin America.

Basílica del Voto Nacional

Basílica del Voto Nacional church, Quito Historical Center

Our first stop is the Church of the Basilica del Voto Nacional, which was built in honor of the consecration of the State to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Inside you will find 24 chapels, one for each province of Ecuador. Then we will go to the viewpoint of San Juan where we can appreciate a beautiful view of Colonial Quito.

Plaza de la Independencia

Plaza de la Independencia, Quito  Historical Center

We continue until you reach the Plaza de la Independencia, which is surrounded by the Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, the Municipal Building and the Archbishop's Palace. We visit the church of the Society of Jesus and its wonderful golden interior. Then we will visit the Monastery of San Francisco built in the seventeenth century, one of the main religious monuments of the new world, here you can see its impressive facade and atrium and its Baroque interior influenced by Moorish style, with the winged Virgin of Quito mostly altar.

Panecillo Virgin,  Quito Historical Center

Visit the main museums in the city, from where we will observe jewelry, handicrafts and gold of pre-Inca and Inca period of Ecuador.

Panecillo

To end our fantastic tour we reach the hill of the Panecillo, renowned for its beauty and for the great monument to the Virgen de Las Americas. Here you can enjoy an unparalleled view of the South, Central and North Historic city.

 

 

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