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. Put Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila at the forefront of your travel plans using our Quito itinerary maker.
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  • A slightly disappointing start, followed a very interesting tour. Experiments (with stones and aromatherapy), learn a little of the culture and learn about the impressive work of master Ortega Maila.
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  • The experience begins across the entrance, imposing stone structures are welcomed to the traveller. The tour is organized by groups, you can walk and take pictures in the vicinity of the Temple until it starts the tour through the temple. There is a demonstration of aromatherapy and properties of stones like quartz. There is an exhibition of works by the master Ortega Maila, and ultimately, the grand finale, master waiting in another room to share a coca tea and enjoy his art at the same moment, that's the best experience!
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  • The best part is when make you aromatherapy, the gias should be more concerned by the group that on their cell phones... The rest was amazing haha
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  • 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!
  • Excelente full relax!!!

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