Quito Old Town, Quito

Must see · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Wander the narrow alleys and wide squares of Quito Old Town, a World Heritage Site renowned as the best-preserved historic center in Latin America. Dotted with monumental churches, government buildings, museums, and historic homes, the area offers a blend of architectural styles ranging from Spanish colonial to Baroque. In addition to the busy atmosphere and endless sightseeing opportunities, the old town features a great selection of shops and restaurants. You can explore the area on your own or on one of many guided tours. Plan your visit to Quito Old Town and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Quito online trip builder.
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  • I had read a few reviews here and elsewhere that the Old Town area is not safe. Our hotel was located in Old Town and my wife and I were out walking both during the day and early afternoon. We felt...  more »
  • We are world travelers in our 50’s. My husband is tall, fit and very muscular. However, in the very same area, in old town, as we were approaching the La Ronda area at 2 o’clock in the afternoon...  more »
  • I love old Quito . I feel it is the nicest colonial city in the Americas. Mexico City's plaza is also wonderful I feel safe as there was lots of police in The plaza. last time I visited I also.....  more »
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