Palace of the Archbishop (Palacio Arzobispal), Quito

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  • The Archbishop's Palace was the residence of the bishop since 1700 and was rebuilt in 1858 and again between 1975 and 1978.  more »
  • The Archbishop's Palace is right in piazza Grande, opposite the Cathedral and is certainly commendable especially for context. The stand out above all the arches because the rest from the idea of a certain simplicity. In the evening has an extra charm.
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  • Great place to get a meal, or drink and relax, away from all the crowds in Old Town and Plaza Grande. Very colonial feel with courtyard and quaint restaurants.  more »

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