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Quito Vacation

About Quito

Boasting a dramatic location nestled high up in the Andean foothills, Ecuador's capital, Quito, was built upon the foundations of an ancient Incan city and was one of the first cities to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its main draw is a beautiful historic quarter that is situated a few miles from the Equatorial Line. It is an atmospheric area that blends 16th and 17th-century churches, picturesque squares, European and Moorish-influenced architecture, indigenous styles and colorful markets brimming with local handicrafts and goods. Day and night the Mariscal area, the city's main tourist and nightlife area, crackles with a vibrant energy, while the vast Metropolitan Park offers respite from the city action.

Things to do and places to visit in Quito

With its distinct architecture and heritage including churches and other colonial buildings, visitors can simply wander through the streets and admire the unique architecture. Museums tell the story of Ecuador's history from Incan times to the present day and the city provides the perfect jumping off point for the Cochasqui pyramids, one of Ecuador's most important archeological sites.

During your stay in Quito, you can:

  • Ride the cable car to the top of the Pichincha volcano and see spectacular views of the city far below
  • Stand on the Equatorial Line, just a short drive north of the city
  • Watch a soccer game at the Atahualpa Stadium
  • Walk through the Plaza Grande in the old town and see the 19th-century statue of independence
  • Climb the Basílica del Voto Nacional, one of the largest neo-Gothic basilicas in the Americas
  • Drink a coffee in the hipster neighborhood of La Floresta and browse countless galleries and shops
  • Check out the buzzing nightlife around the Mariscal area
  • Amble through one of the city's many parks and green spaces
  • Try local dishes some of which pre-date Hispanic times
  • Visit the Pucara de Rumicucho, a stone fortress built by Inca invaders in the 15th century
Quito

Airports in Quito

Passengers travelling to Quito will land at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Ecuador's busiest airport and one of the busiest in South America. It handles flights to a wide range of destinations across the globe.

  • Mariscal Sucre International Airport

    Top Carriers

    A number of airlines operate flights to Quito including: Avianca, TAME and American Airlines.

    Location

    Mariscal Sucre International Airport is located approximately 11 miles from downtown Quito.

    Transportation

    Passengers wishing to take public transportation to the city center can catch the airport's regular bus service that runs to and from Mariscal Sucre International Airport. Several car rental agencies operate from the Public Arrivals Hall in the terminal. Taxis can also be picked up outside the terminal building.

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