Throughout time, human cultures have used amulets… Small ornaments that are symbols of good luck and faith, thought to give protection against evil or danger. Our ancestors used them, and we still do… The museum Casa del Alabado, located in Quito‘s historic downtown, exhibits small but very representative figures belonging to Pre-Columbian Ecuadorian cultures.
La fanesca es un plato tradicional ecuatoriano que se prepara una vez al año durante Semana Santa, especialmente el viernes santo cuando no se puede comer carne. Según algunos historiadores,
Andean celebrations are based on the relationship between nature, the human being, the deity and ancestral beings. Every year, in the Andes, 4 events are celebrated based on reciprocity, agriculture
Ever heard of carnival in Guaranda? Every year Guaranda celebrates carnival with masks, guitars, dancing, poetry, costumes, streamers, water, and more.. It is the most important festivity in the province!
Visit Quito, the second highest capital in the world! UNESCO recognizes Quito as the city with “the best-preserved, historic center in Latin America.”
Museums and Archaeological Sites to visit in and around Quito. Don’t miss the chance of placing one foot on the northern hemisphere and the other on the southern hemisphere of our planet in the Middle of the World site.
Go to the Teleferiqo and watch Quito City from 13,287 ft, visit amazing museums and galleries and take a walk through la mariscal.The following sites are not within walking distance from each other. We recommend you to take a taxi.
During the months of December and January, Riobamba celebrates “El Pase del Niño” or the “Passing of the Child” (Christ). And this year is special. In September, the Ministry of Culture proclaimed El Pase del Niño in Riobamba an “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Ecuador”.
¡En esta Navidad recorre el Centro Histórico de Quito! Cientos de pesebres estarán expuestos en iglesias y museos.