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Palacio de Gobierno, Quito

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Step into Ecuadorian history and government as your tour Palacio de Gobierno. From outside, view the plaza and the grand building that, until recently, had housed every Ecuadorian president. Take the free tour inside to discover more; you'll learn about the past presidents and see various gifts given to the government by other countries. You can even step out onto the balcony where the presidents traditionally addressed the nation. Arrange your visit to Palacio de Gobierno and discover more family-friendly attractions in Quito using our Quito trip builder.
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  • Great people watching spot, on weekends gets very crowded. The plaza fills with kids running around, adults chatting and people watching and there is a church in the plaza. When I was there there was ...  more »
  • Our guide took us to te palacio, and it felt very special to be within the walls of political decision making in Ecuador. No comparison to what other nations further up north do to their citizens. So ...  more »
  • An impresive building in the square. If you get the chance to go inside you can see the colourful guards at the entrance to the inner courtyard.  more »