Mitad del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha

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#4 of 77 in Museums in Ecuador
Stand between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres at Mitad del Mundo, marked by a compass-like monument erected to show the exact location of the Equator. Stand with one foot on either side of the line for a unique photo opportunity, and get your passport stamped to say you've visited the Earth's midpoint. Here's the thing, though--it's not the real Equator, as the park's designers missed it by about 250 m (820 ft). Arrange your visit to Mitad del Mundo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Quito using our Quito trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 16, 2017
    We pay the lowest rate, which limits the income to various places, but you can tour the city.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Good place to visit while in Quito. There are several activity parks around this place and family with children when visiting better to plan whole day to visit around this place. The planetarium shows...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    The Ecuadorians have developed a formidable structure around the latitude zero, has everything in that location, bar, museums, Planetarium, shops, gazebo, physics and geography, a real show, gets a little away from the historic centre, about 20 km, a must to visit.
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  • January 27, 2017
    You will find that there is in San Antonio. Unique shopping center parish
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    Q this near my house and meeting all
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