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Culture

Amulets: Timeless symbols of faith exhibited in Casa del Alabado

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, una explosión de sabor durante Semana Santa

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,

Riobamba: Celebrations in the Andes!

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

Guaranda: The city of eternal carnivals

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!

Walking tour through Downtown Quito: First World Heritage Site

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 Quito

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.

Great places to visit in northern Quito

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.

Pase del Niño in Riobamba: A celebration in the Andes

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”.

Especial de Navidad: Nacimientos en el Centro Histórico

¡En esta Navidad recorre el Centro Histórico de Quito! Cientos de pesebres estarán expuestos en iglesias y museos.