Quito formally known as San Francisco de Quito is the capital of Ecuador and is closest to the Equator. The city of Quito is the most beautiful city with attracting architecture, vivid markets, and friendly people. The city is unique in its architecture and climate which is surrounded by several volcanoes and the world's second largest active volcano Cotopaxi, can be clearly seen from the city. Quito's Old Town is the first-ever place in the world to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. If you are an artist and love arts you should definitely visit the place La Ronda, one of the oldest streets in Quito and the city’s most impressive art museums, the Capilla del Hombre. The city is the best place for shopping lovers as it has many parks and plazas. If you are an adventurous person make a visit to Basilica Tower where you can see the beautiful architecture of the building and a fabulous view of the city. People who love food can visit the San Francisco Market which is located in the heart of the old town. If your visit to the city Quito falls on Monday then you can watch the changing of the guard in front of the presidential palace in Quito. And if you have altitude sickness, then you should walk slowly and drink lots of water and tea to adapt to the environment. At last, do not forget to visit the gold-gilded La Compania de Jesus Church.
Trolebus, EcoVia, Metrobus and Taxi. La Estacion Chimbacalle, Quito’s one and only train station
Efficiency: High, Cleanliness: High
Trolebus, EcoVia, and Metrobus cost of $0.50 fee. The cost for any of these three systems is $0.25 applying the 50% discount for children under 12 years, over the age of 65, students and people with disabilities. And you should pay extra $0.50 for any trans-shipment to the rural area of Quito.
Taxi: The minimum for a ride is $1.00. At night taxis almost never use the meter and generally charge a minimum of $2.Suggest an Edit - Share your experience
|Water Bottle||USD 0.00|
|Cup of Coffee||USD 2.00|
|Milk Carton Pack||USD 1.00|
|White Bread||USD 1.00|
|Eggs (12)||USD 2.00|
|Combo Meal||USD 6.00|
|Fine Dining||USD 35.00|
|Bottle of Coke or Pepsi||USD 1.00|
|Domestic Beer||USD 2.00|
|Imported Beer||USD 3.00|
|Bottle of Wine||USD 15.00|
|Cigarettes (20 Pack)||USD 5.00|
|Taxi ( 1 km )||USD 2.00|
|Ticket in local transport (Single way).||USD 0.00|
|Rent ( One Bed Room)||USD 429.00|
You can enjoy the colorful nightlife of Quito in Mariscal Sucre where you can find most drinking and dancing avenues. You can spend your weekend night at La Ronda, which has bars and restaurants in its Old Town. People who love salsa can enjoy their nightlife in night clubs where salsa music is the main attraction over there. If you do not love to drink, you can still enjoy the cultural activities in Quito, as it has small and large musical venues, theatres and cinemas.
Mariscal Sucre International Airport - UIO
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