Explore the authentic bohemian neighborhood of Guapulo. Take a walk down a winding road to the old neighborhood church, which was the original route Francisco de Orellana took to the Amazon River during the beginning of his explorations. The rustic vibe of the neighborhood leaves an impression, and you can find quite a lot happening during the evening hours. Listen to some local bands, dine on local fast food, and take in the urban sights and sounds. Work out when and for how long to visit Guapulo and other Quito attractions using our handy Quito online trip itinerary builder.
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  • Far from the historic center, this church is a hidden jewel. The location is hidden but the view of the side mountain is amazing. The inside of the church is colonial Spanish. Beautiful place.  more »
  • Start descending from the Hotel Quito, where you will have the best views of the valley. The road is narrow and dates from the late 1500's. Down the valley you will arrive to the church which is well....  more »

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