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Palacio Arzobispal: Tours & Tickets

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1 Sep 2019
“Palacio Arzobispal in Ecuador”
30 May 2019
This beautiful building is located along the north side of the Plaza de Independencia.
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Calle Chile | Corner with Venezuela street, in the Independence Square, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

Located in the Plaza de la Independencia, the Palacio Arzobispal, a graceful building with long columns, many corridors and several inside patios, is the bishop’s residence. Religious activities is no longer held there. Because the government tax the church, part of the complex turned into...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Wood77
Reviewed 31 May 2019

Archbishop Palace – a palatial building built in the historic center, where it serves as the official residence of the Archbishop of Quito but also a houses numerous shopping stores. This ecclesiastical parish was created by assigning to the first priest and with other religious...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 2 April 2019

Not every country has an archbishop’s palace – a place of residence for the archbishop. With a strong Spanish cultural and religious influence, Ecuador is home to just such a building. This massive construction was built sometime after Pope Paul III ordered that a Diocese...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CatharineB
Reviewed 28 January 2019

This palace has been converted into an area with multiple land uses. There is a food court as well as many kinds of shops! The food court is great and has a central plaza that is conducive to relaxation. The whole place is very aesthetic...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is one of three important buildings on the Plaza Grande. If you don't look up the you might first notice the shoe shine fellows lind up in each portico - and they are always busy! Inside the columns people are selling water, fruits etc....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jack H
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The bishops palace is off the main square. Much of it is now a shopping centre. It is a great place to eat and shop, and the architecture is wonderful. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank seattaxi
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This was formerly the archbishops palace but now it is a shopping area with restaurants and shops. There are also carts and vendors with fast food options as well. We got gelato from one of the vendors several times, it is made the old fashioned...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lee L
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The Archbishop's Palace was the residence of the bishop since 1700 and was rebuilt in 1858 and again between 1975 and 1978.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great place to get a meal, or drink and relax, away from all the crowds in Old Town and Plaza Grande. Very colonial feel with courtyard and quaint restaurants.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Located at the “Plaza Grande” that is the main plaza of Quito. It was built again at about 1850, as its origin is from 1700. Ancient building with a big garden at the center, sorrounded by corridors at the two levels. A typical building with...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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