Quito & its Highlights

Quito & its Highlights

Historical Center Cultural Heritage - colonial facades on churches and private residences decorated and balconies built during the last five centuries. 
Gothic Basilica of the Heart of Jesus, Independence Square flanked by the Presidential and the Archbishop’s palaces and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
Street of the seven crosses and visit La Compañía de Jesús church and the jewel of the crown of the colonial architecture, continue to the Plaza of San Francisco,  Panecillo viewpoint - panoramic view of the city. The Capilla del Hombre a tribute to the indigenous artist Guayasamin.
North of downtown Quito, we visit “Mitad del Mundo” (Middle of the World) and the Equator Monument situated at 0º0’0” where the planet is divided into two hemispheres: North and South.
Ethnographic Museum main reasons why Ecuador is considered a multi-national inter-culture and multi-lingual country.
Teleferico Cablecar - The Aerial tramway Station at Cruz Loma (part of the Pichincha mountain complex at about 4,000 meters (13,000 ft)). Since July 2005, Quito has had an aerial tramway, known as the "Teleferico", from the city center to the hill known as Cruz Loma on the east side of the Pichincha volcano. The ride takes visitors to an altitude of about 4,100 meters (13,500 ft). 
Included entrances La Compañia church, Capilla del Hombre, Ethnographic Museum, box lunch, and Teleferico.

Quito & its Highlights