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La Virgin del Panecillo

Gral Miller y Patagonia ( Cerro Panecillo), Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Quito by Night with Optional Dinner
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Located on top of the Cerro El Panecillo, this imposing sculpture can be seen from any location in downtown Quito.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Gral Miller y Patagonia ( Cerro Panecillo), Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Must place to visit it's almost like the famous Rio de genero , but with ocean and the lights in the night looks really awesome .

Thank ashishaurora10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like views and a hot canelazo while enjoying it go here. We listened to the advices and didn't walk up or down but took a taxi. The views up here is amazing and absolutly worth a visit. Remember that the taxis want to...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rode the hop on hop off bus to get here. The statue is at the top of a very steep hill. While the neighborhood did not appear dangerous, I would use caution if you choose to walk up the hill. I felt I saw...More

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It cost $4.00 for a taxi from the old town or for fit people you can walk up for free. There are good city views from the top of the statue or the surrounding parkland. It is worth paying the $1.00 entrance fee to explore...More

Thank juanofthejungle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kind of a weird statue, but it is worth visiting on a double decker bus. The view was amazing and great for taking pictures of the city of Quito.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This isn't the most attractive piece of art you'll ever see. Rio's Christ The Redeemer this isn't. It's a modern sculpture that won't be to all tastes. Yet, it is worth seeing if only for the Quito views. However, best not to try and come...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The statue itself is very nice in it's own right, but the views are fantastic to boot. Well worth the time. A must see in Quito

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is work coming up here because the views are to die for. The statue itself is rather unusual as a big silver one of the Virgin Mary.

Thank 1234Col
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Honestly, I have to admit that I didn't know anything about this spot until our taxi driver took us here. Unfortunately, the stairs were closed when we were there, so we didn't get to get to go up for an even better view. I hated...More

Thank cabearcat
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We visited here on our first day. Our guide explained the significance of the design. If you want you can climb up the surrounding base of the statue. Good photo opportunity of the area. Altitude can be imposing the first day.

Thank Andrew S
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Response from gammablaster | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I think the museum closes at 6h30 pm. So you'll have a chance to catch the sunset.
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