I took the 1/2 day Quito City Tour by Greyline and was really pleased with all of the sites we visited. The El Panecillo was the last stop and the view is amazing, even on a hazy day such as the one I had. There...More
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Beautiful overlooking the city. I recommend visiting it twice once during the day and again at night. You can also pay a small fee and go inside for beautiful views of the city. There are beautiful stained glass windows to see also.
This is not some great attraction but this is a landmark of Quito and important place for local people. The sculpture itself is nice and show apocalyptic interpretation of Mary, mother of Jesus. There is a balcony and a few small shops with local stuff...More
I visited as part of a convenient city tour option from Quicentro. Nice way to explore the city as it offers hop on hop off options. The view from the top was impressive until I visited Telliferrico which then took the first spot and this...More
This gift from Spain is truly lovely. The statue is created by an Ecuadorian artist and executed in Spain. It is on a majestic mountain overlooking the city. It shouldn't be missed.
This is definitely worth a visit. We caught a taxi up (approx $7US - we had some traffic issues) and loved the views and the ability to go inside the statue to see how it was created as well as some interesting statistics. The view...More
Drove up to the monument today and was blown away by the spectacular views. Great view of old town Quito and surrounding areas to include the numerous volcanos. Well worth the drive. Did not go up in statue but did sample some local food from...More
This sculpture stands high on a hill and stairs inside the tower offers stunning views fo the city. Paintings and religious artifacts decorate the interior.