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Plaza de la Independencia
Quito Top 3 in Important Religious Institution

4.3/5
31 Reviews
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Closed Open on Mon-Sat,9:00am-6:00pm;Open on Sun,10:00am-4:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours

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Independence Square is the center of the city and the most fascinating tourist area in the whole city. It is part of the old city and part of the world cultural heritage, so you can visit here for a whole day.

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  • kfreemangerlach
    kfreemangerlach
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    nice place to grab coffee

    Nice plaza to hang out and grab coffee or a bite to eat. There are a few restaurants and tiendas around the plaza that are catered towards tourists, so they are a little overpriced, but nice to look a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1612839010000+0800)/
  • Jeri F
    Jeri F
    Tulsa
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    Large tradtional plaza

    The Plaza is an historic center surrounded by many important buildings. Locals were gathered for socializing and to shop the vendors in the side streets.

    Reviewed on /Date(1612164034000+0800)/
  • SteveRainville99
    SteveRainville99
    Orlando, Florida
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    Favorite Plaza in Quito!

    Quito is another one of these South American cities, threat has countless of Plazas to go around. That being said, this was by far our favorite, as the buildings surrounding it were beautifully design...

    Reviewed on /Date(1611313905000+0800)/
  • 776hervef
    776hervef
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    Quite lively plaza!

    You are in the middle of the capital and just sitting on a bench and looking around is great both from an architecture point of view but also to observe the life of the city

    Reviewed on /Date(1610697227000+0800)/
  • CBPolitico
    CBPolitico
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    Quito's Beating Heart; Vibrant, Spontaneous and a Microcosm of All of Ecuador

    What an amazing place, the core plaza in old town, it has the Presidential Palace, the Bishop's palace and other old, government buildings. The place will be crawling with municipal, military and fede...

    Reviewed on /Date(1603096445000+0800)/

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