On this visit we will tour the Center
Quito's historic capital of Ecuador, this is the largest and best
preserved in South America, we will do this on board our originals
Trolleys, which are a replica of the trams that circulated in Quito the century
We will start our tour by visiting the Church of the National Vow Basilica,
where our guide will give us a brief explanation of its facade, after this
we will move to the Mirador del Panecillo, a Quito icon, this giant statue
metal is the highest in South America, this Virgin is the guardian of the
city, also known as "Virgen de Legarda" or "Virgen Alada", from where
you can admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito.
Later we will continue to the Plaza
San Francisco, one of the representative places, full of history of the
Metropolitan city of Quito, from here we will walk to the Plaza Grande,
Historical and political center of the city, this square is surrounded by several
attractions among them: The Archbishop's Palace, the Cathedral, the Palace of
Government, and the Church of the Company.
We will end our tour knowing
the traditional neighborhood La Ronda, where we will find workshops, here our
visitors will receive several instructions by a group of authentic craftsmen,
how their works of art were made, and crafts that were made in the city on
last century, these artists keep their own cultural traditions alive
of this beautiful colonial city. (Entries
to Iglesias are not included).
To end our tour you can visit
a shop of typical and exclusive handicrafts of Ecuadorian artists from
different parts of the country, after this, you can return to the hotel for your
account or have lunch (not included) in the Zona Rosa of the known city
as La Mariscal.