As some of the frequent city visitors say, it’s “the planet’s navel”. Ecuador is one of the most emblematic city in Latin America. Quito has been awarded several times as Leading Destination in southern America. It emerges from and Andean ridge where to enjoy the great climate, the picturesque streets, not to mention its kind people, with whom you can share a weekend or business trip to Ecuador’s capital.
Quito, colourful city
It’s one of the most ethnic and colonial cities in south America. You cannot miss the opportunity of visiting this amazing city. That’s why you can find below some of the must-see places in Quito.
What to see in Quito?
Plaza de la Independencia: it’s located in the historic city centre. You can find the Government House and the metropolitan cathedral in the surrounding area.
Mercado Artesanal La Mariscal: a large walk of artisans where you can find typical Ecuadorian gastronomy at affordable prices and beautiful crafts. Compared with other craft markets, La Mariscal is the one with the best order and prices.
San Juan Basilique: Quito is full of churches. One of the most beautiful ones is Voto Nacional Basilique and also San Juan Basilique. There’s not a bigger gothic building in America and its gargoyles and external structure reminds us of Notre Dame.
Where to stay in Quito?
If you plan to visit Quito to experience new adventures and relaxing activities, you should stay in a place that fits your needs.Sometimes, it’s difficult to find the perfect place to stay among all possible options. However, the Dann Carlton Quito Hotel is perfect for you. It’s located in the financial centre of Ecuador and close to emblematic places in the city like Parque de La Carolina, Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa or Naciones Unidas Avenue. This luxury hotel at affordable price has more than two hundred rooms, thirteen event and meeting rooms and the exclusive Liverpool Bar.
Don’t forget to check the special offers of Dann Carlton Quito Hotel: weekend deals and couples offers (weddings and anniversaries).