After a long day’s hike, La Cascada may ease your weary limbs. The tiny bathhouse has a small pool, a sauna and a hot tub.
For Hatha yoga classes, stop by the friendly Krishna center , with the excellent Govindas restaurant on-site. Classes are currently held...
Recently restored and now standing gloriously over the Plaza del Teatro, this is the city’s most historical theater. Performances range...
Corvina Don ‘Jimmy’
Open since 1953, this is the Mercado Central’s most famous stall, serving huge portions of corvina (sea bass) – ask for it with rice if...
Lonely Planet review
For stall after stall of some of Quito’s most traditional (and cheapest) foods, head straight to the Mercado Central, between Esmeraldas and Manabí, where you’ll find everything from locro de papa (potato soup with cheese and avocado) and seafood, to yaguarlocro (blood-sausage soup) and fritada (fried pork). Fruits and veggies are available too.