Top 10 things to do in Quito
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Your Quito Visit
Quito is the capital of Ecuador and one of the highest capitals in the world, nestled high in the Andes Mountains. It has a long history as an important administrative center, beginning with its founding by members of several indigenous tribes in the 16th century. Today it is known for its colonial architecture, vibrant culture, and stunning views from atop Pichincha Volcano.
When to visit
Visit Quito in June or July for the best combination of warm weather and fewer crowds. The city is at its most vibrant during this time, with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy.
Visiting Quito for the first time? Don't miss out on a visit to La Ronda - it's an old cobbled street full of unique bars, restaurants and shops. Also check out Mitad del Mundo, where you can stand at the equator line and learn about Ecuadorian culture!