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Weather today

Light Rain
max. 19 °C
min. 9 °C

Wind: 4 km/h
Precipitation forecast: 0,2 mm
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Data updated at 19:00 (local time)
At that time, the weather was:
Mostly Cloudy 9.7 °C / Mostly Cloudy

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When to go to Quito? (Ecuador)

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What to do in Quito : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

QuitoCapital of Ecuador, Quito has more than two million inhabitants, and its population continues to grow. Situated at an altitude of 2,800 metres, the city was founded by Spanish conquistadors in the early 16th Century, but it was already populated from before 900 years BC. It is served by an international airport, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its remarkable colonial architecture. Its history has been marked by the presence of the Incas, followed by the Spanish conquistadors and the Catholic missions. It became independent in 1822. It has a subtropical climate, with dry summers and wet winters. Tourists may visit Independence Square, the Primada Cathedral, built on an ancient Inca religious site, the Bishop’s Palace, the Convent of St. Augustine, the church of El Sagrario, Saint Francisco Place, the National Sugar Theatre, Colonial Street and the Ecuadorian Centre for Contemporary Art, among other places. You can also relax in the parks or enjoy sports activities in certain parks like La Carolina or Metropolitano. The city has many hotels that offer a variety of different priced accommodation based on the amenities available. You will certainly enjoy your stay in this great city in its grandiose environment.

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