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Quito

Light of America

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop. With an old town designated as a World Heritage Site, a Quito holiday draws architecture fans eager to discover an atmospheric neighborhood packed with lovingly restored buildings, churches, and plazas dating back to the early colonial days. A comprehensive tour of Quito also reveals the city's modern districts, where trendy apartment complexes and hip shops line congested commercial thoroughfares. In the end, most visitors return from their Quito holiday impressed by the city's ability to preserve its warm local culture and relaxed way of life in the face of modern developments and mass tourism. Plan how to spend your time in Quito and other destinations in Ecuador using our Ecuador trip itinerary maker.
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Most visitors to Quito choose to stay in La Mariscal, a touristy neighborhood filled with guesthouses, restaurants, and bars. This area is also the town's nightlife hub, drawing a young crowd of revelers from around the world. If you prefer less noise, look for a bed in La Foresta, a quieter and less crowded alternative just a few blocks away from popular entertainment opportunities. For upscale sleeping options head to the old town, boasting many of Quito's top hotels in some of its prettiest buildings.
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