Capilla del Hombre
Yet perhaps the most popular museum in Quito is the adjoining La Capilla Del Hombre and Museo Guayasamín ($8). If only visiting one museum in Quito, this is likely the best bet. And particularly so for art-lovers. Oswaldo Guayasamín is arguably Ecuador's most famous painter. Even for those who have…
A bit of traditional Art, quite near Maywa, a 5 minute drive by taxi. Pretty place with nice pieces inside.
Located in the Bellavista neighborhood, with a privileged view of Quito. It is the last and most important project of the teacher Oswaldo Guayasamín. It invites us to reflect on history from Latin America; from their world and ancestral cultures to contemporary miscegenation. Here his works are…
Really close if you grab a taxi no more than $3 per ride. Emblematic cultural place and incredible architecture.
“One of the most emblematic and oldest parks of the city. You can join a yoga class in the morning, go for a run in the runtrack, visit the botanic garden or just have a walk and a glimpse of fresh air. Be aware: try not to go in the late night to the park, it might be dangerous”
“Big and nice shopping mall. Everything you may need from food to clothes, electronicos and a japanese store!”
“Let us appreciate the Virgin of Quito that is located on the top of El Panecillo, and is one of the sculptures with the greatest architectural and artistic recognition in Latin America. It is a mosaic of 7,000 pieces of aluminum and other metals, the statue is 35 meters high as tall as the Christ of Rio de Janeiro. The image of the Virgin is perched on a globe with a serpent that represents evil, chained at her feet. It has wings, and refers to the Apocalyptic Virgin.”
“At this movie theater, you get the latest movies on the market. The theater has the latest sounds and seats available. Great place to go. ”