Visited on Sunday afternoon and had lots of company but not overflowing with people. This is the place to air one's gripes with government.
About Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande)
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Just sit on a bench and watch the world go by. The best place to do some people watching and even do your shopping as rest assured that you will be offered for sale anything possible. From Coca leaves to scarves; from toilet paper to...More
Each Monday morning at 11 a.m., the Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande) is the site of a national pageant with hundreds of marching soldiers, lancers, horsemen, and a military musical band. Dignitaries from around the country and the president are introduced, The flag is...More
No tour would be complete without a visit to this plaza. This is where the seat of government is. It is centrally located with lots of food and shopping options.
This is much like Mexico City only smaller. It is clean and obviously enjoyed by the people. It was a Sunday and we were shocked by the number of people.
If you travel to Latin America frequently you'll feel quite at home at this lovely plaza. Statue in the center, important government and religious buildings on the border. Lovely place!
The place Independece if i correctly remember the guide mentioned is one of the main plaza of Quito Equodor from where they started or needed there movement and had raised there flag of freedom from Spain to be part of South America and to have...More