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Avenida Amazonas, Quito

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Avenida Amazonas serves as one of the most important traffic arteries in the city, connecting its tourist and commercial centers. The 7.7 km (4.1 mi) long street is lined by hotels, shops, restaurants, and vendors selling souvenirs. It stretches from the city’s bicentennial park in the north to the Circassian Gate in the south. Walk along the street to get a feel for the area's culture; watch for a perfectly reconstructed 1920s building as you walk. Before you head to Quito, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Quito itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Quito has to offer, including Avenida Amazonas.
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  • This is your typical modern avenue you can find in many South American countries full of business buikdings, hotels, restaurants and upmarket shops. Certainly not ugly, but I would exchange any of the...  more »
  • I don't understand all of the unkind remarks about the Avenida Amazonas. Not every street in town can be quaint and beautiful. This one gives you a good idea of the Quito of today, which is bustling w...  more »
  • Most Quito people are totally proud of their commercial street and the buildings. The street got some interesting buildings (my office among them) but even though improved over the last couple of year...  more »