What to Do
Sebastián de Benalcázar fundó la ciudad de Quito el 6 de diciembre de 1534, hace 484 años. Al principio de diciembre, todos los años, los quiteños y las quiteñas festejan las emocionantes fiestas de Quito.
Yunguilla and Maquipucuna, belonging to the Metropolitan District of Quito, are located within the Andean Choco Region – which was recently proclaimed a World’s Biosphere Reserve! Besides its natural wonders,
Visit Quito, the second highest capital in the world! UNESCO recognizes Quito as the city with “the best-preserved, historic center in Latin America.”
Quito’s weather is very unpredictable, but in summer, especially during July, you can enjoy spectacular days and clear blue skies. Admire the city and its surrounding volcanoes! It is the perfect time to hop on the TeleferiQo Quito sky tram and enjoy the most spectacular panoramic views of this Andean city.
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.
¡En esta Navidad recorre el Centro Histórico de Quito! Cientos de pesebres estarán expuestos en iglesias y museos.
Celebrate Fiestas de Quito the right way! Here are the events you can’t miss this week:
Iván Ulchur tells us about his morning in Casa Gangotena. Experience as the city of Quito comes to life with the beginning of a new day.