this visit we will visit the Historic Center of Quito capital of Ecuador, this
It is the largest and best preserved in South America, we will do this on board
our original trolleys, which are a replica of the trams that
circulated in Quito last century.
We will start
our tour visiting & nbsp; the Church of the
Basilica of the National Vote, where our guide will give us a brief explanation
from its facade, after this we will move to the Mirador del Panecillo,
a Quito icon, this giant metal statue is the tallest 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 Quito
colonial and modern. & nbsp;
we will continue to the Plaza de San Francisco, one of the places
representative, 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 including: The Palace
Archbishop, the Cathedral, the Government Palace, and the Church of the Company.
We will finish
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 artisans, how their works of art were made, and
trades that were made in the city last century, these artists maintain
Live the cultural traditions of this beautiful colonial city. (Church tickets are not included).
Later To this we will visit a shop of typical and exclusive handicrafts of Ecuadorian artists from different parts of the country, after this, & nbsp; free time for lunch, lunch not included.
Once our lunch is over we go to the“ Half City
of the World ”, where we will visit the monument that divides the northern hemisphere of
southern hemisphere of the planet.
This element was built in the 18th century,
moment in which the French scientific expedition defined the line
Equatorial, which divides the world into two equal parts, this is a visit
impossible not to do for the visitors of the city of Quito !!.
In the Middle of the World where we will live experiences
that defy the laws of physics and that occur only in the center
of the planet. After the visit we can seal our passport, with a stamp
unique and different ... The seal "From the Center of the Planet"