Plaza San Francisco
The Museo Franciscano contains some of the church’s finest artwork including paintings, sculpture and 16th-century furniture. Some of...
Monastery of San Francisco
Walking from the old town's narrow colonial streets into the open Plaza San Francisco reveals one of the finest sights in all of Ecuador...
Casa del Alabado
Housed in a stolid-looking colonial era home, this privately owned museum with contemporary-style displays showcases an impressive...
Jugos de la Sucre
For a freshly squeezed serving of vitamins, this popular juice stand is hard to beat. Try passion fruit, orange or a dozen other flavors.
Los Cebiches de la Rumiñahui
In a recently restored colonial building, this casual but inviting newcomer serves tasty ceviche and seafood dishes.
Plaza San Francisco information
Walking from the old town's narrow colonial streets into the open Plaza San Francisco reveals one of the finest sights in all of Ecuador - a sweeping cobblestone plaza backed by the long whitewashed walls and twin bell towers of Ecuador's oldest church, the Monastery of San Francisco. With its giant plaza and its mountainous backdrop of Volcán Pichincha this is surely one of Quito's highlights.