Avenida Amazonas, Quito

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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. Use our Quito trip itinerary planner to visit Avenida Amazonas on your trip to Quito, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Main artery of Quito main street with many options of automatic teller machines, tense and places to eat. Busy so it is not dangerous
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  • In the Mariscal district this is Modern Quito. Also boasts a beautiful Gothic Church, restaurants, office buildings, hotels and more. A lot of upscale stores to boot. Worth looking around especially i...  more »
  • A street like many others without anything special. To say that I loved the city of Quito in particular your historic centre
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