Museo de Ciencias Naturales
To further acquaint yourself with Ecuador’s flora and fauna, head to the curious natural-history museum, the 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...
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.
Av Amazonas 3008 · interesting places nearby
You can provide further fodder for your jungle fears with a visit to the Vivarium , home to 87 live reptiles and amphibians including poisonous snakes, boa constrictors, iguanas, turtles, frogs and tortoises. It’s a herpetological research and education center, and the staff periodically gives close demonstrations with one of the snakes.