Museo de Ciencias Naturales
The Parque la Carolina’s newest addition is the Jardín Botánico . With more than 300 plant and tree species from around Ecuador and an...
You can provide further fodder for your jungle fears with a visit to the Vivarium , home to 87 live reptiles and amphibians including...
Parque La Carolina
North of the Mariscal lies the giant Parque La Carolina. On weekends it fills with families who come to pedal paddleboats, play soccer...
Quito’s only late-night club, Blues is the place party-goers head at 3am. DJs spin electronica and rock (with live rock bands playing on...
La Paella Valenciana
Serves knockout Spanish seafood plates including excellent paella. Portions are gigantic.
Museo de Ciencias Naturales information
Lonely Planet review
To further acquaint yourself with Ecuador’s flora and fauna, head to the curious natural-history museum, the Museo de Ciencias Naturales . Contemplating the thousands of dead insects and arachnids on display is a good way to rile your nerves before a trip to the Oriente.