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Colonial Quito

[:en]Quito was the first UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage site declared in 1978.  It displays the largest colonial town of the Americas with an eclectic architecture ranging from the modern quarters to varied colonial facades on churches and private residences decorated and balconies built along the last five centuries.  See the gothic Basilica del Voto Nacional and the Independence Square flanked by the Presidential and the Archbishop’s palaces dated back to XVII and XIX centuries.  Share the spirit of Quito by walking to the Metropolitan Cathedral with excellent samples of the Spanish Renaissance.  Visit the so-called street of the Seven Crosses and pass by the Jesuit convent, El Sagrario church with a unique orthodox cross lay outdated back to the seventeenth century and the jewel of the crown.

Visit the Jesuit temple of the baroque art in the Americas La Compañía de Jesús, and the jewel of the crown of the colonial architecture in Quito, continue to the Plaza of San Francisco which is a temple and convent, displaying a rich sample of artistic and cultural heritage.

Take a panoramic shot from the Panecillo Hill one of the highest points in the old town Quito.

* There could be visit restrictions to the churches mentioned above due to religious services, alternatives will be visited instead.[:es]Quito fue el primer sitio declarado como Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad de la UNESCO en 1978. Se exhibe la ciudad colonial más grande de las Américas con una arquitectura ecléctica que abarca desde los barrios modernos a fachadas coloniales variadas en iglesias y residencias privadas decoradas y balcones construidos a lo largo de los últimos cinco siglos. Visite la Basílica Gótica del Voto Nacional y la Plaza de la Independencia, flanqueada por el Palacio Presidencial y del Arzobispado, datan de los siglos XVII y XIX. Comparta el espíritu de Quito caminando hacia la Catedral Metropolitana con excelentes muestras del Renacimiento español. Visite la llamada calle de las Siete Cruces y pasa junto al convento de los jesuitas, la iglesia de El Sagrario con una cruz ortodoxa única que data del siglo XVII. Visite el templo jesuita del arte barroco en América La Compañía de Jesús, y la joya de la corona de la arquitectura colonial en Quito, continúe hasta la Plaza de San Francisco, que es un templo y convento, que muestra una rica muestra de arte y patrimonio cultural.

Tome una foto panorámica desde el Panecillo, uno de los puntos más altos en el casco antiguo de Quito.

 

* Podría haber restricciones de visita a las iglesias mencionadas anteriormente debido a servicios religiosos, en su lugar se visitarán lugares alternos.[:]

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