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Quito Destination Guide

Delve into Quito in Ecuador!

Quito in the region of Pichincha with it's 1,399,814 residents is a place located in Ecuador and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Quito

Local time in Quito is now 07:20 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "America / Guayaquil" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zambiza, Uyumbicho, Tulcan, San Pedro de Taboada, Sangolqui or Panecillo Mirador. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

17°C / 63 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 18%
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 788.8 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (0 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Friday, 16th of November 2018
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Saturday, 17th of November 2018
Moderate rain, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Sunday, 18th of November 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)

Videos

El Panecillo - Quito Ecuador

02:28 min ( October 25, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 606 - Rating: 5/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) El Panecillo Quito Resembling a type of small bread (panecillo), this hill makes an excellent observation ...

QUITO Ecuador

01:25 min ( June 18, 2008 by Andrés Demergasso)
Views: 616 - Rating: 3.66667/5

22/1/08. Plaza de la MITAD DEL MUNDO a una hora del centro de Quito. Desde la terminal de buses no encontramos ninguno directo hasta aquí, con lo cual debimos combinar dos líneas de colectivos, en t...


Fiestas electronicas - Raves - Sin City ...

09:56 min ( April 21, 2010 by neomixer)
Views: 499 - Rating: 1/5

SIN CITY parte1 www.neomixer.com especial audiovisual de este evento, en exclusiva dado el 17 de abril 2010. Un especial audiovisual y textual más, ahora llevando la primera nota, con los djs naciona...

VIDEO RESTAURANTE GOURMET MOVIL CASA 102...

01:15 min ( June 26, 2012 by Francisco Rodas)
Views: 822 - Rating: 0/5

CASA1028, es el primer Restaurante Gourmet Móvil del País, diseñado por un grupo de profesionales, que permite realizar recorridos Panorámicos Nocturnos por el Centro Histórico de Quito


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Quito during the next days.

16
Nov
2018

USFQ

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
More on eventful.com.

Capacitación De Facilitadores En El Método LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

17
Nov
2018

The Rasmus Quito

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More on eventful.com.

21
Nov
2018

IV EDICIÓN CONGRETUR ECUADOR 2018 “El Impacto Del Turismo En El Desarrollo Del Ecuador”

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
More on eventful.com.

22
Nov
2018

ICMA AWARDS 2018

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
More on eventful.com.

CNCO + Reik Quito

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More on eventful.com.

23
Nov
2018

Taller Diseño Y Rediseño PMO (PMO Value Ring) & Certificación PMO-CP Quito, Ecuador 2018

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

28
Nov
2018

Sebastián Yatra Quito

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More on eventful.com.

29
Nov
2018

Boyce Avenue Quito

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More on eventful.com.

01
Dec
2018

Rockadencia Fest Quito

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

El Panecillo

El Panecillo (from Spanish panecillo small piece of bread, diminutive of pan bread) is a 200-metre-high hill of volcanic-origin, with loess soil, located between southern and central Quito. Its peak is at an elevation of 3,016 metres above sea level. The original name used by the aboriginal inhabitants of Quito was Yavirac. According to Juan de Velasco, a Jesuit historian, on top of Yavirac there was a temple which the Indians used to worship the sun.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.23, -78.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1976 sculptures, Aluminium sculptures, Hills of Ecuador, Mountains of Ecuador, Outdoor sculptures, Quito Canton

Cayambe Canton

Cayambe is a canton in the northeast of the province of Pichincha, in northern Ecuador, South America. The canton is named after the Cayambe, a 5,800-meter-high snow-covered stratovolcano in the east of the canton. The main part of the canton occupies the eastern portion of the Pisque river basin and is surrounded by volcanoes. The seat of the canton, also named after the volcano, is Cayambe.

More reading: Cayambe Canton homepage
Located at -0.23, -78.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cantons of Pichincha

Quito Metro

Quito, officially the Metropolitan District of Quito (Spanish: Distrito Metropolitano de Quito), is a canton in the province of Pichincha, Ecuador.

More reading: Quito Metro homepage
Located at -0.23, -78.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cantons of Pichincha, Quito Canton

Mejía Canton

Mejía is a canton in the province of Pichincha in northern Ecuador. It is named after Ecuadorian political figure Jose Mejia Lequerica. The canton includes a volcano in the Central Cordillera of the Ecuadorian Andes called Rumiñahui. The seat of the canton is called Machachi. Machachi is located to the south of the capital of Ecuador, Quito.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.23, -78.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cantons of Pichincha

Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana

La Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana (The House of Ecuadorian Culture) is a cultural organization founded by Benjamín Carrión on August 9, 1944, during the presidency of Dr Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra. It was created to stimulate, to direct and to coordinate the development of an authentic national culture. It maintains several museums throughout Ecuador.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.23, -78.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Ecuadorian culture, Museums established in 1944, Museums in Ecuador

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