Monastery of San Agustín
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Monastery of San Agustín information
Two blocks from the Plaza Grande, the Monastery of San Agustín is a fine example of 17th-century architecture. Many of the heroes of the battles for Ecuador’s independence are buried here, and it is the site of the signing of Ecuador’s declaration of independence on August 10, 1809.