My wife and I found it disappointing that so many tourists assume that the walk up to El Panecillo is not safe. All of those commenting say so after taking a bus or taxi. My wife and I love the exercise and while we were...More
About El Panecillo
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This is a must in Quito, the Panecillo virgin is the aluminium tallest statue in the world, you can go inside, excellent view!, there´s a couple of cafe´s also
The hop on hop off bus tour stops here for 30 minutes which is plenty of time to enjoy the views of the huge city and surrounding mountains and volcanoes.
This beautiful luscious green hill punctuates the sky. Virtually seen from every angle in Centro Historico ... this Madonna is poised like an angel looking down on town. She's compelling viewing especially with the early morning blue sky.
Since this is visible throughout the city, it's interesting to see this strange angel up close. The taxi ride up to the top is very cheap. There are lots of souvenir and food vendors at the top. The food is interesting to try and very...More
Definitely worth a visit to the highest hill in Quito with its magnificent monument. Overlooking the whole city and right above the old part, the best time of day to go is right before sunset to see the city during the day, watch the sunset...More
I have been here at day and night and both visits were breathtaking. Love the stained glass images of the different virgins in Ecuador they have in one of the floors as you make your way up
The monument offers a great panoramic view over the city of Quito. Inside the monument there are pictures of the construction of the monument and small scale models of each part used during the construction. Although it’s not a very high climb, if you’ve just...More
Such big statue, all around view, little souvenir shops and snack stands. Weather was so clear and you can also take a nice stroll on ramp.
We really enjoyed the views on our way up. Unfortunately as we came to the last part we got pretty sketched out as the path went through quite a slummy area. We grabbed a passing bus for $.50 (two people). The view from the top...More