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This historic district was the first city named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is noted for its narrow streets, Spanish colonial architecture and historic attractions.
Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Take a guided tour or a self guided walk. Well worth it, to appreciate the charm of the old town.Gets busy during the day but in the evenings it's almost deserted. Reminded us of Havana. Lots of tourist police at all the main areas so...More

Thank Ali921
Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoyed touring the old town, and it felt so European to me. I really enjoyed people watching, shopping, and viewing all the Spanish colonial architecture.

Thank pcmasuedu
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

With cobbled streets and painted buildings this is a lovely part of town to wander around. Lots of shops selling goods, shoes, gifts and cloth to make clothing or table clothes. Is pretty square to sit in with blossoming trees is a perfect place to...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice to walk around, clean, mostly safe and preserved. It’s recommendable to try some typical ecuatorian dishes.

Thank tiagojer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old city in Quito is an awesome place to visit. Highly suggest staying at carpe diem and also using thier travel agent Capedm Adventures

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a walk through the old town. You will not see any tourist shops or find any souvenirs here; it is all authentic Ecuadorian Culture.The smell of good food and colourful shops fill the streets. Worth a visit!

Thank sarahsP93ZJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very spiritual are with cobble stoned hilly streets. We listened to a band play near the San Francisco plaza. Street vendors with a variety of original artwork.

Thank elmtravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well preserved colonial part of Quito. Definitely worth a day of exploring for the beautiful architecture. There are a couple of museums that are a nice, short diversion. Lots of places to eat and shop make this a great day out.

Thank brodyboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

100% stunned by the extensive beauty of old town Quito. It's a large area and comparable to any of the best historic districts of Europe. The view of the mountains surrounding town are amazing and the architecture is constantly surprising and stunning. Make sure to...More

Thank JonRunge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is small and I found not super interesting. I never thought I would say this, but it could be a little more tourist friendly. Lots of shops for locals. For a limited time Yoko Ono has an exhibit here and its free. I found...More

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Iosoilde D
26 January 2018|
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Response from michaelayala | Reviewed this property |
There is a church in every block in old town. Most of them have wonderful art inside. They usually open for service and they usually have a sign at the door for the open hours for tourists.
10 September 2016|
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Response from MakeEcuador | Reviewed this property |
The tour bus has a route specified by the city of Quito. You can take the city tour in the morning or at night. The points of sale is in Boulevar Naciones Unidas | Address: Av. Naciones Unidas y Shyris, La Carolina’s park... More
Raxit S
1 June 2016|
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Response from Mavonny | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry Raxit; have been busy since returning from S.America and didn't see your question. Hope you had a great time! Alan