Photos - Quito
  • Quito is the capital of Ecuador and sits amidst volcanoes which reach 9,186 ft high. The colonial city is home to various religious monuments, interspersed by narrow alleys. 

Among them, the church of La Compañía is imposing; the exterior Baroque façade opens on to a 4,000 ton gold ornamentation that casts light upon the altar, the ceiling, the walls and doors. 

The Plaza Grande constitutes the ...

    Quito is the capital of Ecuador and sits amidst volcanoes which reach 9,186 ft high. The colonial city is home to various religious monuments, interspersed by narrow alleys. Among them, the church of La Compañía is imposing; the exterior Baroque façade opens on to a 4,000 ton gold ornamentation that casts light upon the altar, the ceiling, the walls and doors. The Plaza Grande constitutes the ...

  • Quito was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO, which recognised the quality of its colonial architecture.

    Quito was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO, which recognised the quality of its colonial architecture.

  • Located at an altitude of 2,850 metres, Quito, the capital of Ecuador, is the second highest capital in the world.

    Located at an altitude of 2,850 metres, Quito, the capital of Ecuador, is the second highest capital in the world.

  • The Cruz Loma cable car overlooking the city of Quito is the highest of its kind in the world.

    The Cruz Loma cable car overlooking the city of Quito is the highest of its kind in the world.

  • There are numerous livestock markets in Quito: donkeys, pigs, sheep, lamas, cows and horses can all be bought and sold here.

    There are numerous livestock markets in Quito: donkeys, pigs, sheep, lamas, cows and horses can all be bought and sold here.

  • The Basílica del Voto Nacional, the largest Neo-gothic basilica in the Americas, is located in Quito's historic district.

    The Basílica del Voto Nacional, the largest Neo-gothic basilica in the Americas, is located in Quito's historic district.

  • Quito is a city surrounded by volcanoes and green hills, making for a remarkable view both day and night.

    Quito is a city surrounded by volcanoes and green hills, making for a remarkable view both day and night.

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