"Ecuador's Capital City, a treasure in the Andes" Quito by 850prc
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Quito is Ecuador's capital city, and seat of virtually all political direction in this tiny country. The city is home to a great number of government buildings, both historic and modern, and boasts the ornate presidential palace.
There are also numerous cathedrals, churches, parks and shops, both indoor and street-side, along with a plethora of places to eat, plain and fancy.
It's no accident that most visits to Ecuador start and end in Quito. It's the center of it all.
- Pros:Civically, it's the best of Ecuador. Best airport, transportation, city infrastructure, etc.
- Cons:Ecuador and Quito has its problems. The power seldom stays on for more than a few hours without interruption. Make sure you have a battery or wind-up alarm clock.
- In a nutshell:If you visit Ecuador, you'll probably visit Quito. Take a few days and enjoy yourself.
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