Pre-Columbian Art Museum House of Praise
El Museo de Arte Precolombino Casa del Alabado es una institución cultural sin fines de lucro cuyo propósito es la preservación de arte del Ecuador antiguo.
Importante Museo de arte pre colombino y piezas unicas. Important Museum of pre columbian art and artifacts.
Best museum in town. Amazing collection of pre-Columbian art in a beautifully restored colonial house.
“The Sucre National Theater is one of the oldest opera houses in South America and the city of Quito, in addition to the most prestigious theater in Ecuador. It was built between 1879 and 1886 by order of President Ignacio de Veintimilla, following a model of European inspiration, since it is an Italian theater.”
“La Compania is a Jesuit church located at the Centro Histórico de Quito. The exterior cover of the temple, is carved entirely in volcanic gray stone, is considered one of the most important expressions of Spanish Baroque architecture in the American continent. The interior is completely covered with gold leaf. During the year there are special events. Concerts of the Sinfonica Metropolitana de Quito, etc. Daily tours in English and Spanish. TIP! Entry is $5, yet for an extra fee you can go to the rooftop to get great views of the San Francisco Plaza. A must see church!”
“El parque es hogar de unas 1.470 especies de plantas nativas de la región interandina. Tiene veinte árboles con más de cien años de vida por eso es el espacio público con mayor arbolado patrimonial de la ciudad. / The Park has 1470 nativa plant species of the interandian region. It also has twenty trees with more than a hundred years. ”
“Quito's Independence Square, also called the big square, is surrounded by historic buildings. Among them the Government Palace or Palace of Carondelet. Built in 1570, during colonial times, it was the seat of the Royal Court and the civil and military government of the region. historic center of Quito, heart of the city”