Ecuador’s Quito, a city to admire from the sky and from the magic of its temples

The city is the first American capital to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and was founded in the 16th century on the ruins of an Inca city. Despite the 1917 earthquake, the city has the best-preserved, least altered historic center in Latin America.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Quito, the first American capital to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is a magical city nestled in the Andes, which can be admired from the sky and through its temples syncretized by time.

But, undoubtedly, the best thing about Quito "is its people", because they are "friendly and affectionate with the visitor", commented tour guide José Luis Rodríguez, who considers that this city has great potential to become an unavoidable destination for foreign tourists.

According to him, it is enough to get to the Plaza de la Independencia, in the heart of . . .

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