Things You Should Definitely Do in Quito

Things You Should Definitely Do in Quito

If you are someone who loves traveling, then it is safe to say that you must have heard about Quito. In case you have not heard about it, then it is totally fine. Quito is basically the capital of Ecuador, and it is located in the Andean foothills, with an impressive altitude of 2,850cm; the capital is built on the foundations of ancient Incan city, and is best known for having a very rich, and well preserver colonial center. In addition to that, Quito is also famous for its 16th and 17th century churches, as well as other buildings that reflect European, Moorish, as well as indigenous styles.

Needless to say, it has become one of the main tourist attractions for tourists all around the world. So, if you are planning on heading to Quito for your next trip, there are some things that you should definitely do there. I am saying all of this because if you are a first timer, you might not even understand where to begin, because there is so much to do.

Check Out The Street Art

There is no denying that street art happens to be one of the most amazing things there are in the world; however, in Quito, it is something that is taking the scene with a storm. Quito has become one of the best cities in the world with some of the finest, most intriguing street art that only shows that you do not have to belong to the renaissance period for it to be beautiful, and soul touching.

Taste Some Craft Bear

If you like bear, then you should definitely head over and taste some bear; you do not have to opt for the traditional bear because that is something that is widely available everywhere. But instead, you should opt for some craft bear that is crafted artistically, and tastes amazing. Thanks to the fact that microbreweries are slowly popping up everywhere around Quito.


Considering how the city has an impressive altitude of 2,580cm, there is no surprise that the scenery there is just one of the best. If you are tired and you want to relax, then you should definitely go for sightseeing, as it happens to be one of the best things there are about being in Quito. I can assure you that you are going to have a great time there and you will not have any issues either.

Indulge in Chocolate

Not many people know this but Quito is actually famous in the world for some of the infest dark chocolate available for your taste buds. One of the most famous is Pacari, being one of the hottest, most demanded exports from Ecuador. Needless to say, if you happen to be a chocolate lover, then you should definitely head over to all the cafes, and restaurants in Quito that specialize in chocolate, and I am saying this because it is one of a kind and rewarding experience.

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