is the capital of Ecuador and one of two major gateways to the
country. The city is located in the heart of the country
in a beautiful valley of the Andes,
surrounded by snow capped mountains.
Quito combines the magic of the Colonial legacy with the excitement of the
21st century and has much to offer
Most visitors will either enter or leave the country through via the
The colonial and modern city can be found everywhere you watch and go.
The Old City gathers a number of magnificent churches, as well as
many museums where visitors can appreciate the most valuable
works of the Colonial art school, “la Escuela Quiteña”.
assessment of its artistic wealth, Quito’s Historic Downtown was
named “Cultural Humankind Inheritance” by the UNESCO in 1978, being
the first place on earth to be acknowledged with this recognition.
On the other hand, the northern part of the city hosts local and
multinational business firms, banks, fine restaurants, entertainment
facilities and all the services you would expect to find in a modern
From any point of view Quito is an interesting city, worth to be
visited by business people, tourists, art lovers… by everyone. The
city is also the starting
point for Galapagos cruises, jungle programs and Andean treks.
Absorb the culture and customs and enjoy the friendly atmosphere
that surrounds this great city.