THE PENITENCE REPRESENTED IN THE CUCURUCHOS
The arrival of Holy Week is accompanied by many religious traditions to commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. However, there are two customs that have marked this festivity, the preparation of the fanesca and the popular procession.
DELICIOUS COFFEE IN THE HISTORICAL CENTER OF QUITO
The changing climate of the capital can surprise us at any time with its hot and very sunny mornings, as well as with its low temperatures and rainy afternoons. What to do in an afternoon or evening in which the cold seems to have completely sneaked into the city?
A TOMORROW OF FUN FOR CHILDREN
June begins with the arrival of summer and with this brings many joys, especially for children who celebrate their day. Yes, this month is for the little ones, since on June 1st it has been declared as the universal day of the child. In this new article we will present 3 places to have fun with your children.
A TRADITIONAL DISTRICT THAT LOVES ITS CHARM
On the side of the hills that separate Quito from the Cumbayá Valley is a traditional neighborhood that delights its visitors with its cheerful houses and bohemian atmosphere. This part of the city is like a hidden place, where the walls are still painted with colorful drawings and the inhabitants know each other.
3 MUSEUMS YOU MUST VISIT IN QUITO
The weekend is here and you do not know what to do? You definitely do not want to stay at home. Quito has more than 30 museums open to the public where each one of them will take you to know a different story or a different place.
FABULOUS LIGHTS ILLUMINATE THE HISTORICAL CENTER OF QUITO
The Festival of Light arrives this summer in Quito with its third edition to once again marvel the eyes of each of the people who attend this great show. For this year the event will be held from August 8 to August 12.
HOW TO MOBILIZE IN QUITO?
When a tourist arrives in a new city his head is filled with questions for being in an unknown place. Where to eat? What to visit? How to dress? How to mobilize? The latter is one of the most important questions among travelers, because each country and city has different means of transport.
DAY OF THE ECUADORIAN HOTELER
The tourism sector in Ecuador has been increasing in recent years in order to present and share our wealth to the rest of the world. For this reason, the hotel complexes have multiplied to accommodate all the tourists that visit the country.
THE HEART OF QUITO
The Historic Center of Quito is considered the best preserved historical complex and one of the most important in Latin America. In 1978 it was declared by UNESCO as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity, filling with great pride all Quito and Ecuadorians.
DELICIOUS AND VARIED GASTRONOMY IN QUITO
The Ecuadorian gastronomy has stood out for its intense and unique flavors along with its great variety of foods. Quito, being the capital of Ecuador, offers its visitors a variety of typical dishes from all Ecuadorian regions. Despite not having a meal of the capital, tourists can taste the Ecuadorian flavor in every corner where they go. From a very luxurious restaurant to the hollows best known to all Quito.
HOLIDAY IN THE CAPITAL
Once again, there is a rest for the Ecuadorians. And is that for different dates or special celebrations is a holiday for all citizens of Ecuador. And the usual question is, what will we do on the holiday? Taking into account whether it is decided to leave the city of residence or not.
For those who decide to stay in the capital or those who live near it and wish to visit on this holiday, here we will give some ideas of what activities to perform on the holiday in Quito.
A SPACE FULL OF CULTURE
A place full of culture and history that was created to enhance our culture, "nourished by our richest traditions." Located in the Ecuadorian capital for the pleasure of national and international tourists. It is a space of the most famous cultural events in the country.
A TRIBUTE TO OUR DIFFERENT BEINGS
Our traditions are one of the aspects that most characterize us as Ecuadorians. Each special date brings with it a peculiar history and custom. Finados or better known as the Day of the Dead is a season in which a tribute to deceased beings is given and a traditional sweet is shared between family.
CLIMATE IN ECUADOR
Ecuador has a very varied climate that will depend a lot on the region where you are. Due to its geography, crossed by the Andes Mountain Range and with exit to the Pacific coast, it has very pleasant micro climates in the different cities of the country.
VIDA NOCTURNA IN QUITO
The nightlife in Quito is quite busy as it is the capital of the city. Among restaurants, bars, breweries, rooftops, nightclubs, viewpoints, squares, etc. Wherever it is or in whatever way the little face of God will bring you very fun nights.
FIESTAS DE QUITO
This December the Ecuadorian capital celebrates 484 years of foundation. A festive time and a lot of Quito pride for its citizens. Between canelazos, chivas, parades, 40 and more is celebrated to the face of God.
Fifth has many places and tourist monuments that day by day attract the attention of its visitors. Among the 7 wonders of Quito is the acclaimed Virgen del Panecillo; located on the popular hilltop "El Panecillo". A place with a view that will leave you breathless.
END OF THE YEAR
In the blink of an eye came December and with this brought Christmas and the end of the year celebration. These two are times to meet with friends, share moments and celebrate big. In the capital you can find some very typical activities this season.
One of the most popular attractions of the capital is the cable car, where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the city on board a cabin. Located in the eastern part of the Pichincha volcano, it is a walk that you can not miss.
Quito has a number of traditional and very special neighborhoods for their corners and architecture. Among these, the "La Ronda" neighborhood, located in the center of the city, captivates its visitors with its cheerful atmosphere.