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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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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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Museo Nacional del Ministerio de Cultura

Local Tip If you visit over the weekend you can cross the street to El Ejido park and see the weekend art fair there.

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Brujas, Fantasmas y Sonrisas (Witches, Ghosts and Smiles)

Brujas, Fantasmas y Sonrisas (Witches, Ghosts and Smiles)

26 Oct

The Teatro Centro de Arte Ballet presents: Hansel & Gretel: Based on the original Grimm Brothers' tale, this version condenses in a few minutes the encounter of those children lost in the woods with the evil witch and her cottage made of sweets, with an unexpected ending and original and fun costumes to entertain children and... more »

Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

27 Oct

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 »

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

29 Oct

90 dancers and musicians on stage with 2800 kilos of costumes and ethnic elements, technicians and social researchers put their knowledge and artistic sensibility into this unique show in Ecuador, a choreographic assembly considered as a "living museum" in the world. You will do a tour of the cultural expressions of several Andean regions... more »

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

29 Oct

90 dancers and musicians on stage with 2800 kilos of costumes and ethnic elements, technicians and social researchers put their knowledge and artistic sensibility into this unique show in Ecuador, a choreographic assembly considered as a "living museum" in the world. You will do a tour of the cultural expressions of several Andean regions... more »

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Cinco Sentidos

Located in the heart of Quito's financial district, offering the best of international cuisine in a comfortable and warm atmosphere. more »

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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

Baños, Tungurahua Province

Baños, Tungurahua Province

Chimbacalle Train Station, Quito

Chimbacalle Train Station, Quito

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve

Bartolomé Island, Galapagos

Bartolomé Island, Galapagos

Crystal Palace, Itchimbía Park, Quito

Crystal Palace, Itchimbía Park, Quito

Napping in San Cristóbal, Galapagos

Napping in San Cristóbal, Galapagos

La Compañía Church, Quito

La Compañía Church, Quito

Otavalo's Central Square,By Marcelo Quinteros Mena

Otavalo's Central Square,By Marcelo Quinteros Mena

Peguche Waterfall, Imbabura

Peguche Waterfall, Imbabura

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