Simón Bolívar Spanish School
Offers homestays, excursions, plus free salsa and cooking lessons when you sign up to a course.
On one side of this park/plaza stands the whitewashed ‘old cathedral,’ also known as El Sagrario . Construction began in 1557, the year...
Church of Santo Domingo
This church two blocks northwest of Parque Calderón sports some fine carved wooden doors and colonial paintings inside. Although it...
A bar on each of the two floors of Café Eucalyptus serves drinks to lively salsa and Cuban rhythms most evenings.
The irreverent Eucalyptus menu proudly declares that it doesn’t serve ‘customs officials, crazy bus drivers, or airline executives.’ For...
cnr Gran Colombia & Cordero · interesting places nearby
Artesa is a big Ecuadorian ceramics company that incorporates old Andean ceramic styles into high-quality, hand-painted pieces. If you just can’t live without a dinner service, they will happily ship it home for you. Tours of the factory may be available, especially if you are with a group.