"You are near the 'mitad del..." Mitad del Mundo Tip by kocha

Mitad del Mundo, Quito: 23 reviews and 40 photos

You are near the 'mitad del mundo', which is literally the middle of the world. The equator goes past this monument, and is indeed a marvel.

Don't forget to visit 'El Panecillo', the mountain in the middle of the city with the statue of Maria. The history says thaty when the indigenous were there, there was an enormous treasure of gold. But when the Spanish 'conquistadores' took over the city, they didn't find anything. But a hill rose in the middle of the city: 'El Panecillo'. Legends say the gold is still in there.

Parque Metropolitana is also a very beautiful nature area, as it is near the center on top of a hill.
Don't forget to visit 'El Panecillo', the mountain in the middle of the city with the statue of Maria. The history says thaty when the indigenous were there, there was an enormous treasure of gold. But when the Spanish 'conquistadores' took over the city, they didn't find anything. But a hill rose in the middle of the city: 'El Panecillo'. Legends say the gold is still in there.

Parque Metropolitana is also a very beautiful nature area, as it is near the center on top of a hill.

Address: Middle of the World, Ecuador
Directions: Along the path from Plaza Equinoccial
Phone: +593 2-343-3006
Website: http://www.mitaddelmundo.com/en/

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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