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. A visit to Palacio de Gobierno represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Quito travel planning app to plot your vacation.
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  • The Palace was recently opened for tours. It is a great tour, make sure to go. Signup is at a small white booth on the left side (as you face the front of the Palace). Make sure to bring your passport...  more »
  • I was with my daughter a little knowing the policy of the country, very preserved place, colonial history.
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  • Since they removed the Hall of gifts from Presidents. Better it is to visit places nearby such as the Basilica, calle 7 crosses, library, Museum of wax, Church of the company etc.
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