Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, Quito

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Discover the ancient customs of Ecuador at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, an interactive institution offering a range of demonstrations and performances. Learn how Incas used jade in healing rituals, see traditional dances, and listen to the atmospheric chants of the museum's performers. Wrap up your visit by watching an artist create an original piece of finger painting, drawing on ancient customs and using traditional materials and techniques. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Quito trip simple and quick.
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  • Is worth 3 dollars, it is a site of a pinto and Ecuadorian sculptor, has exhibitions alle, also sold stones and essences to improve the part enrgetica is optional, and also offer you coca and explain the solar calendar.
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  • It is a very beautiful place cultural and traditional recommended 100%, I made a family visit and seemed too interesting since Ecuadorian didn't know a place like this
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  • It is a wonderful place to remind us, our roots and our renowned Ecuadorian artists... go ahead and take care of this place
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  • A very interesting museum. You should probably go there if you're passing by the middle of the world which is a must-see. On the first floor it is the replica of the ancient Sun Temple and the second and third floor it has paintings of Ortega who reconstructed this place and he always comes on Saturdays and Sundays so be sure to see him. They also give you a coca leaf tea drink.
  • Its a great tour arround a replica of an old templo, it only stores Ortega's art pieces, the tour is fun and of course they try to make you buy stuff
  • Great experience in the solar museum
  • Awesome amazing experience!
  • A must see when visiting the Center of the World!

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