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Quito Old Town

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Address: Quito, Ecuador
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593-2-2528-700-1707
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This historic district was the first city named a UNESCO World Heritage...

This historic district was the first city named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is noted for its narrow streets, Spanish colonial architecture and historic attractions.

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US$15.00*
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Foodies Evening Walking Tour of Quito's Old Town
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US$79.00*
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Old Town Quito Sightseeing and Food Walking Tour
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US$120.99*
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Private Tour: Middle of the World Monument and Quito City Tour

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Hop-On Hop-Off Quito City Tour

Very similar to the Hop-on Hop-Off tours available in other cities around the world. This one is one of the most reasonably priced ones that I've taken. Because we took it on a... read more

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very similar to the Hop-on Hop-Off tours available in other cities around the world. This one is one of the most reasonably priced ones that I've taken. Because we took it on a Sunday when much of the old town is closed to vehicular traffic its schedule was a little erratic. The one problem with this operation is the lack... More 

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Thunder Bay, Ontario
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Same as other south american large towns. Great architecture. A little more dirty than other parts of town. You'll have to look down the side streets to get away from the tourist based shopping. Worth the $5 cab ride though!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A fun place to just walk around and look at the windows, doors, architecture and window shop. You see how the people really live in Quito.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a walk in the Old town in Quito to see the churches plazas and the narrow streets. The Old town is impresive, considered one of the most preserved in latin america and nominated as Natural Heritage site also. If you are in Quito , don`t miss this !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The historic ‘old town’ in Quito is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a truly wonderful place to spend time. The mix of grand squares and courtyards, narrow roads and steep footpaths is spellbinding as are the locals going about their business - running the local shops, hawking cooked guinea pigs or cut flowers from a street stalls, etc. Around... More 

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La Paz Department, Bolivia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was large, lively with gorgeous streets lines with artisan stalls and performers. The building varied from exuberant in the plazas to quaint and colonial further out. This is a great place to spend a Sunday meandering and soaking up life.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a MUST SEE when in Quito. The history and culture is alive and well on the streets of Old Town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went unfortunately on a rainy day but still felt wonderment at this UNESCO World Heritage site. Some of the streets are very narrow and the footpath suddenly disappears so if you are travelling with children I would be extra cautious. I was spellbound by the incredible vista of the surrounding buildings perched on the mountains. The huge statue of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Old Town & Plaza Grande are a great way to spend the day exploring in Quito! Great culture, shopping, and church tours! The churches are amazing; stunning in Boroque architecture and craftsmanship.

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of museums and churches with colonial art. Good cafeterias with fresh juices and pork sandwiches!

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