Quito traditional & its Gastronomy - Go Galapagos

Quito traditional & its Gastronomy

[: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street of the Seven Crosses and pass by the Jesuit convent, El Sagrario church with a unique orthodox cross lay outdated back to the seventeenth century and the jewel of the crown.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.

We reach a restaurant in Quito’s colonial square, where we will admire the art of preparing a traditional Ecuadorian meal.  After getting equipped with chef hat and an apron, visitors will learn that Ecuador has plenty of gastronomical secrets to share such as ceviche, and visitors will learn how to prepare their own.  We will taste homemade bread and butter varieties as well.

Visit La Ronda neighborhood to continue tasting different traditional pastries such as quesadillas that go perfectly along a  helado de paila which is a refreshing fruit sorbet.

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Quito fue el primer sitio declarado como Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad de la UNESCO en 1978. Se exihibe 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.

Llegamos a un restaurante en la plaza colonial de Quito, donde admiraremos el arte de preparar una comida tradicional ecuatoriana. Después de ser equipados con gorro de cocinero y un delantal, los visitantes aprenderán que Ecuador tiene muchos secretos gastronómicos para compartir, como el ceviche, y que los visitantes aprenderán a preparar los suyos. También degustaremos variedades caseras de pan y mantequilla.

Visite el barrio de La Ronda para seguir probando diferentes pasteles tradicionales, como las quesadillas que van a la perfección con un helado de paila que es un refrescante sorbete de fruta.[:]

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