Quito Old Town, Quito

#1 of 88 in Historic Sites in Ecuador
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Wander the narrow alleys and wide squares of Quito Old Town, a World Heritage Site renowned as the best-preserved historic center in Latin America. Dotted with monumental churches, government buildings, museums, and historic homes, the area offers a blend of architectural styles ranging from Spanish colonial to Baroque. In addition to the busy atmosphere and endless sightseeing opportunities, the old town features a great selection of shops and restaurants. You can explore the area on your own or on one of many guided tours. Plan your visit to Quito Old Town and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Quito online trip builder.
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  • Walking the streets of Quito is fun and historically quite interesting. Also... very nice museum related to the pre-colombian civilizations  more »
  • Walking around old town was probably the highlight of Quito. Not much open - Covid - but was still a really cool experience and can only imagine what it would be like during non-Covid times 👌  more »
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