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Guapulo, Quito
(4.3/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Explore the authentic bohemian neighborhood of Guapulo. Take a walk down a winding road to the old neighborhood church, which was the original route Francisco de Orellana took to the Amazon River during the beginning of his explorations. The rustic vibe of the neighborhood leaves an impression, and you can find quite a lot happening during the evening hours. Listen to some local bands, dine on local fast food, and take in the urban sights and sounds. Arrange your visit to Guapulo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Quito using our Quito trip builder.
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  • The best opportunity to get to know the beautiful church of Guapulo in the middle of the mountains that surround the city of Quito.
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  • This church is a special place. Hundreds of years old, you can feel the history and the faith that built it. 
  • You can walk from Hotel Quito down the cobble road to the plaza of Guapulo, with excellent views of the valley and Cordillera Oriental. follow in footsteps of Orellana and Pizarro. The church has some...  more »
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  • Very Nice view! Sometimes you can see Cayambe Volcano. Of course it all depends on the weather, every now and then there is a lot of fog and you can see nothing.
  • Hermosa vista de guapulo y cumbaya...
  • The best view in Quito!
  • Excellent, quiet viewpoint, without many people, can be seen throughout the tumbaco Valley, it is a good gateway to the Bohemian area of Guapulo
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  • It has a restaurant overlooking Guapulo and you can have a nice sunset from a part of Quito.
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