Parque El Ejido
Northeast of La Alameda, the pleasant, tree-filled Parque El Ejido is the biggest park in downtown Quito. It's a popular spot for...
The Quito Observatory was opened by President García Moreno in 1864 and is the oldest observatory on the continent. It opens for...
Museo del Banco Central
One of the country’s most important museums, the Museo del Banco Central is located across from Parque El Ejido. This circular,...
Affiliated with the Casa de La Cultura Ecuatoriana, this inexpensive venue often has modern-dance performances and other shows that...
This small, red-walled café serves set lunches ($3) as well as tapas, snacks and drinks. Live jazz, blues and bossa nova livens up the...
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Legislative Palace information
Between Parque Alameda and Parque El Ejido is the legislative palace , the equivalent of the houses of parliament or congress. A huge frieze depicting the history of Ecuador spans the north side of the building.