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Mitad del Mundo

Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza Km13.5 | Complejo turístico., San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
+593 2-239-4803
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Middle of the World Monument Tour from Quito
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Mitad del Mundo Tour in Double Decker Bus Including All Entrances
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Mitad del Mundo Half Day Tour
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It is located approximately 20 minutes away from Quito, at San Antonio de Pichincha. The "Mitad del Mundo City" surrounding the monument includes several restaurantes and folk-lore shops, museums about the mission that measured the Earth, the "Solar Cuture Museom" (with a display of the lates investigations about the real middle of the world), and a Planetarium. Inside the monument is an interesting Ethnic Museum. Youcan shop and place one foot on the northern Hemisphere and the other on the southern Hemisphere.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“equator line” (62 reviews)
“nice monument” (12 reviews)
“souvenir shops” (26 reviews)
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Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza Km13.5 | Complejo turístico., San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
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+593 2-239-4803
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This spot is definitely worth the visit. The obvious attraction is the opportunity to have your picture taken with one foot in the northern hemisphere and the other in the southern hemisphere. There is a nice variety of restaurants and souvenir shops.

Thank AZRPM
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit here! It was a really cool experience to be in the middle of the world and be in two hemispheres at once. The museum in the monument was better than I expected! There were a lot of cool demonstrations inside...More

Thank Kimberley M
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was cool being able to straddle the equator and being on two hemispheres at the same time. The place is well thought out, modern, clean and with more commercialism than i expected although it was nice to see local/regional entertainment and costumes while we...More

Thank Patrick S
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago
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Estimado, Muchas gracias por recomendar a la Ciudad Mitad del Mundo en su comentario, esperamos que regrese nuevamente para que...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A monument showing the highest point at the centre of the world on the Equatir and also on a line of latitude with a little museum attached showing 360 degree views of points of interest.More

Thank Katrina H
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago
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Estimada, Gracias por darnos una calificación perfecta, siempre estaremos gustosos de recibirla en la Ciudad Mitad del Mundo para que...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool area. You can climb up the main statue and get a gray view of Quito and the park. I saw some live music while there. Tons of shops as well. A great place to spend a few hours.More

Thank Casey Y
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimado, Gracias por recomendar a la Ciudad Mitad del Mundo como lugar para visitar, la vista sobre el museo principal...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Super cool to stand right on the equator! The area is clean and beautiful! Must climb up the tower for a fabulous view. (for us, not overrated as we had feared)More

Thank KimKlein
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimado, Gracias por su respuesta, que gusto que haya podido disfrutar de todos nuestros atractivos, la vista desde lo alto...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favorite tour by far near Quito. Highly informative but not boring tour through unique outdoor exhibits is offered in numerous languages. Balancing the egg on the nailhead right on the equator was awesome. The explanation about shrunken heads was something I'd wanted to know...More

Thank Andrewes
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimado, Gracias por visitar la histórica Ciudad Mitad del Mundo y el siguiente año tendremos más sorpresas.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This the original site. the GPS site is a few hundred meters on. And it has a good tourist tour, fun and gamesMore

Thank gary h
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Estimado, Gracias por su comentario, la Ciudad Mitad del Mundo esta ubicada en el centro del mundo, todo depende del...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite hard to get there. It is cool for the photos but that is just about it. Lots of shops there if you need souvenirs.More

Thank Vibeke J
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Estimado, Seguramente usted adquirió el pase básico, este solo le permite visitar la Ciudad Mitad del Mundo por fuero de...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went early, paid my full pass, had access to everything including the planetarium and the middle of the world museum. My 9 year old was very excited; after that we did some sourvenir hopping and we finish our day by having food at one...More

Thank Bambu_ec
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Estimado, Es una excelente estrategia ir por la mañana para conocer todos nuestros atractivos, muchas gracias por tu comentario seguro...More

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prettyvacant27
21 September 2017|
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Response from Galo S | Reviewed this property |
There are various range of hotels/hostels here. In Mariscal Foch area it is alive in the night and lots of hostels around $20-$30 per day , In addition remember the airport is 30 min away from the city, and the rental car... More
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Response from heyjudithz | Reviewed this property |
Have you tried contacting the museum?
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SVELMalta
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Yes you can access walking
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