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Galapagos tortoise, Ecuador

Ecuador

Ecuador is one of the most megadiverse countries in the world thanks to over 1600 species of birds and an incredible variety of mammals, plants and wildlife as well as a proud cultural diversity.
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Museo Fray Pedro Gocial

Local Tip Don't miss the Quito Virgin sculpture, the most famous Escuela Quiteña piece.

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Cinco Sentidos

Local Tip Try the grilled steaks, especially the one that comes with two sauces: mustard and black pepper. We also recommed the one that comes with a king prawn and red wine butter. Their selection of wines is quite...

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Frozen the Musical

Frozen the Musical

22 Nov

The musical inspired on the most acclaimed movie of the moment, Frozen! A spectacular and entertaining musical with over 30 actors who bring to life all the characters, in an adaptation for the whole family, but especially for the little ones who will live an amazing experience on an epic journey to the kingdom of Arandell. Tickets: $35 -... more »

Fondo Flamenco - Tarde o Temprano.. Farewell Tour

Fondo Flamenco - Tarde o Temprano.. Farewell Tour

22 Nov

Astola, Antonio and Rafael, from Sevilla, Spain, form the group Fondo Flamenco. They will be for the first and last time, unfortunately, in Ecuador in their farewell tour. Tickets: $45 to $180 Ticket Sale: TICKETSHOW: Click here to see sale points. Online: ticketshow.com.ec more »

The Color Run Cuenca

The Color Run Cuenca

23 Nov

The Color Run™, also known as THE HAPPIEST 5K OF THE PLANET, is the only color race in the world that celebrates health, happiness, personality and interest in others. Anyone can participate, The Color Run™ is an event to enjoy with friends and family, to walk, run, jump or do whatever you like. more »

Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

24 Nov

Every Monday at 11 am, at the same time as the President's Palace changing of the guard, Humanizarte does a "Salute to the Flag with Dancing" on Independence Square. From there, you can tag along with them to La Ronda, where different activities await. Free event. more »

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Hotel Finlandia

A comfortable 4-star hotel with a fabulous location in Quito's business area, minutes away from La Carolina Park and shopping malls, and with all the amenities needed for a business or leisure stay. more »

Virtual Tours

Janine's Gym

With over 15 years of experience in exercise and plenty of international recognition, Janine's Gym is an institution of fitness. more »

Ecuador Photos

Bartolomé Island, Galapagos

Bartolomé Island, Galapagos

Cotopaxi National Park

Cotopaxi National Park

Galapagos Sea Lions

Galapagos Sea Lions

La Compañía Church, Quito

La Compañía Church, Quito

Crystal Palace, Itchimbía Park, Quito

Crystal Palace, Itchimbía Park, Quito

Cotopaxi Volcano

Cotopaxi Volcano

Puerto López, Manabí - by Martin Zeise

Puerto López, Manabí - by Martin Zeise

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve

Baños, Tungurahua Province

Baños, Tungurahua Province

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