Quito
in Cantón Quito of Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.230 and -78.525 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 13' 47" and W -78° 31' 29"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - USD
Spoken languages:
Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:26 PM (Monday)
Timezone: America/Guayaquil
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:09 am and 6:15 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
0.199 and 101.480 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Mentulik
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ecuador in South America

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Ecuador.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ecuador. Last Update: 0000-00-00 00:00:00

Discover Quito

Quito in Cantón Quito (Provincia de Pichincha) with it's 1,399,814 citizens is a city in Ecuador. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Quito is now 02:26 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named America / Guayaquil with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Quito. The closest airport in Ecuador is Mariscal Sucre International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Ecuador is Sangay National Park in a distance of 59 mi (or 96 km), East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ibarra, Latacunga, Ambato and Tena. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

BEST WESTERN CPLAZA HOTEL

Address
1,1 mi
Shyris y Naciones Unidas 1757
EC170150 Quito
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Patio Andaluz

Address
1,2 mi
Calle GARCIA MORENO N 6-52
170150 Quito
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Casa Gangotena

Address
0,9 mi
Simon Bolviar y Cuenca
Quito
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Posada Mirolindo

Address
0,8 mi
Lizardo Vega S/N y Linea Ferrea
170185 Tababela
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Casa Gardenia

Address
1,4 mi
Calle Benalcazar N9-42 y Oriente
Quito
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel El Relicario del Carmen

Address
1,3 mi
Venezuela 1041 Y Olmedo
17041 Quito
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mia Leticia

Address
1,3 mi
Montufar N5-91 Y Mejia
170401 Quito
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 08:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hostal Quito Cultural

Address
1,2 mi
EC. Centro Historico
EC170130 Quito
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Catedral Internacional

Address
1,2 mi
José Mejia 6-34 y Benalcazar
EC170130 Quito
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Casa San Marcos

Address
1,1 mi
Junin E1-36 Y Montufar
EC170130 Quito
Ecuador

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1012.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 22nd of April 2019

26°C (78 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019

24°C (75 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

TELEFERICO DE QUITO - RUCU PICHINCHA

Published: April 12, 2012
Length: 00:13 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ernesto santamaria

QUITO - ECUADOR I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)


El Panecillo (Película aérea) Quito-Ecuador

Published: October 29, 2013
Length: 31:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Boyd Hendrikse

En 1976, el artista español Agustín de la Herrán Matorras fue encargado por la orden religiosa de los Oblatos para construir un monumento de aluminio de 45 metros de altura de una madona...


#streamin Ecuador 19 de marzo en Quito No al regimen politico opresor de este gobierno

Published: March 20, 2015
Length: 08:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BenjaminCore

streaming Canal independiente de Medios alternativos de comunicación Ecuador 19 de marzo en Quito "No al regimen politico opresor de este gobierno"


Quito Eterno

Published: April 28, 2014
Length: 35:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Quito Eterno

Quito Eterno es una Organización de la Sociedad Civil que lleva 13 años trabajando sobre temas de patrimonio, memoria, cultura, creando espacios de reflexión en el Centro Histórico de Quito,...


EL MEJOR RECIBIMIENTO EN LA HISTORIA DEL ECUADOR LIGA DE QUITO

Published: August 10, 2009
Length: 45:55 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: JCV

FIANLA DE LA RECOPA SUDAMERICANA, FRENTE AL CAMPEON DE LA RECOPA CON EL CAMPEON DE AMERICA 2008 MAS DE 25.000 LUCES Y PIROTECNIA PARA RECIBIR AL MEJOR ...


Deportivo Quito 2 - 0 Defensor Sporting Copa Libertadores 2012

Published: April 10, 2012
Length: 02:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: xpertowinner

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Xpertowinner/257214957684599 Deportivo Quito derrotó por 2-0 a Defensor Sporting en el duelo que libraron el martes en Quito por la quinta jornada del Grupo...


Barrio La Ronda, Quito

Published: April 01, 2013
Length: 43:00 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: The World is One !

Glimpses of Ecuador: Barrio La Ronda, La Ronda Street in the historical center of Quito, 27 March 2013. Calle La Ronda is one of the best preserved colonial streets of Quito.


Leyendas de Quito - Yavirak

Published: May 14, 2010
Length: 48:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: kentiestudio

leyenda del Panecillo "Yavitak" - readaptacion en técnica de animación Stop Motion. http://www.behance.net/RaulRamosU Año 2006.


Quito Video

Published: August 27, 2007
Length: 33:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dominic Hamilton

The official video for the city of Quito, produced for the Quito Visitors' Bureau (www.quito.com.ec)


Quito 2023 - Sangre, sangre y más sangre (Making Of)

Published: April 09, 2012
Length: 24:23 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Quito 2023

Clip del "Making Of" de la Nueva Película Ecuatoriana "Quito 2023" Cámara y Edición "Making Of" - Andrea Arizaga Síguenos en: http://quito2023.com http://facebook.com/quito2023...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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.

Located at -0.210278, -78.4953 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ecuadorian culture, Museums in Ecuador, Museums established in 1944

Quito Metro

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

Located at -0.216667, -78.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Pichincha, Quito Canton

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.

Located at -0.228611, -78.5186 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hills of Ecuador, Mountains of Ecuador, Outdoor sculptures, Quito Canton, Aluminium sculptures, 1976 sculptures

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.

Located at -0.216667, -78.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Pichincha

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.

Located at -0.216667, -78.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Pichincha

Puerto Quito Canton

Puerto Quito is a canton in Pichincha Province, Ecuador. It has only one parish, the urban parish of Puerto Quito, which is also the seat of the canton.

Located at -0.216667, -78.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Pichincha

Los Bancos Canton

San Miguel de los Bancos, or simply Los Bancos, is a canton in the province of Pichincha, Ecuador. The long name of the town refers to dedication of the area to the archangel Michael. Local tradition attributes the "Los Bancos" part of the name to the use of tree trunks as benches at the junction of the through road from Quito to Esmeraldas with the road into the Rio Blanco valley.

Located at -0.216667, -78.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Pichincha

Pedro Moncayo Canton

Pedro Moncayo is a canton in the north of the Pichincha Province, Ecuador. The seat of the canton is the city of Tabacundo. The canton is named after politician Pedro Moncayo. The canton is separated by the Mojanda volcano from the canton of Otavalo in the province of Imbabura in the north. It borders the same-province cantons of Cayambe and Quito.

Located at -0.216667, -78.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Pichincha

Rumiñahui Canton

Rumiñahui Canton is a canton of Pichincha Province in Ecuador. Rumiñahui Canton's canton seat is Sangolquí. The canton is southeast of Quito Canton.

Located at -0.216667, -78.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Pichincha, Rumiñahui Canton

Vulqano Park

Vulqano Park is an amusement park in Quito, Ecuador. The park is part of a much larger entertainment complex named the TelefériQo.

Located at -0.191874, -78.5182 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quito, Amusement parks in Ecuador

Basílica del Voto Nacional

The Basilica of the National Vow (Spanish: Basílica del Voto Nacional) is a Roman Catholic church located in the historic center of Quito, Ecuador. It is sometimes also called the Catedral Consagración de Jesús or the Basílica de San Juan. It is the largest neo-Gothic basilica in the Americas.

Located at -0.214995, -78.5074 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quito, Fantasy creatures, Churches in Ecuador, Roman Catholic churches in Ecuador, Basilica churches in South America, Religious buildings completed in 1924

La Magdalena, Quito

La Magdalena is an electoral parish (parroquia electorale urban) or district of Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. The parish was established as a result of the October 2004 political elections when the city was divided into 19 urban electoral parishes.

Located at -0.243, -78.529 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Quito Canton

TelefériQo

The TelefériQo (from teleférico and Quito), or TelefériQo Cruz Loma, is a gondola lift in Quito, Ecuador, running from the edge of the city centre up the east side of Pichincha Volcano to lookout Cruz Loma. It is one of the highest aerial lifts in the world, rising from 3,117 m to 3,945 m . The ascent takes about eight minutes, traveling 2237 linear metres.

Located at -0.191944, -78.5189 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Visitor attractions in Ecuador, Transport in Quito, Gondola lifts

Church of the Society of Jesus

La Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús (English: The Church of the Society of Jesus, known colloquially as La Compañía) is a Jesuit church in the historic center of Quito, Ecuador. It is among the best-known churches in Quito because of its large central nave, which is profusely decorated with gold leaf, gilded plaster and wood carvings.

Located at -0.220833, -78.5139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jesuit churches

Church and Convent of St. Francis

The Iglesia y Monasterio de San Francisco, colloquially known as El San Francisco, is a colonial-styled church and monastery located in Quito, Ecuador.

Located at -0.220278, -78.5156 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
16th-century architecture, 17th-century architecture, Churches in Quito, Franciscan monasteries in Ecuador, Roman Catholic churches in Ecuador

Itchimbía

Itchimbía is a hill in Quito, Pichincha Province, Ecuador. It is surrounded to the east by Machángara River, a river that originates in the southern part of the city of Quito. Itchimbía is on the eastern/northeastern border of the center (downtown) of the city of Quito and the southeast border of the northern part. Towards the west Itchimbía is connected to the hill of San Juan neighborhood, a neighborhood between central and northern Quito.

Located at -0.22296, -78.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hills of Ecuador, Parishes of Quito Canton

Puengasí

Puengasí is a hill towards the southeast of the center of the city of Quito, Pichincha Province, Ecuador, across Machángara River, and southeast of Itchimbía. It is northwest of the rural parish Conocoto.

Located at -0.25, -78.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hills of Ecuador, Parishes of Quito Canton, Quito

Hospital Carlos Andrade Marín

Hospital Carlos Andrade Marín is a teaching hospital in Quito, Ecuador, managed by the Instituto Ecuatoriano de Seguridad Social (IESS). The hospital is a public hospital located in the center of Quito. It offers full services to those covered by social security.

Located at -0.20513, -78.5045 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Ecuador, Quito, Hospitals with year of establishment missing

Plaza de la Independencia

Independence Square, also known as Big Square . Historic public square of Quito, located in the heart of the old city. This is the central square of the city and one of the symbols of the executive power of the nation. Its main feature is the monument to the independence heroes of August 10, 1809, date remembered as the First Cry of Independence of the Royal Audience of Quito from spanish monarchy.

Located at -0.219722, -78.5125 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Plazas in Ecuador, Parks in Quito

Municipality of Quito

The Municipality of Quito (officially the Illustrious Municipality of the Metropolitan District of Quito) is the governing body of the city of Quito and the canton that shares its name. Its headquarters are at the Municipal Palace, located on the east side of the Plaza de La Independencia

Located at -0.22047, -78.5117 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quito

Carondelet Palace

Carondelet Palace (Spanish: Palacio de Carondelet) is the seat of government of the Republic of Ecuador, located in the historical center of Quito. Axis is the nerve of the public space known as Independence Square or Plaza Grande (colonial name), around which were built in addition the Archbishop's Palace, the Municipal Palace, the Hotel Plaza Grande and the Metropolitan Cathedral.

Located at -0.219722, -78.5125 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quito, Presidential palaces, Palaces in Ecuador, Spanish Colonial architecture, Baroque palaces, Neoclassical palaces

Ecuador Department

Quito Department was one of the departments of Gran Colombia. It had borders to: Azuay Department in the South. Guayaquil Department in the West.

Located at -0.216667, -78.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Gran Colombia

Instituto Nacional Mejía

Instituto Nacional Mejía is the largest secondary educational institution in Quito, the capital of Ecuador.

Located at -0.212495, -78.5049 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
High schools in Quito

Quito Astronomical Observatory

Quito Astronomical Observatory is a research institute of the Escuela Politécnica Nacional in Quito, Ecuador. Its major research fields are astronomy and atmospheric physics.

Located at -0.214886, -78.5026 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Astronomical observatories in Ecuador, Museums in Ecuador, Buildings and structures in Quito

Historic Center of Quito

The Historic Center of Quito, Ecuador is one of the largest, least-altered and best-preserved historic centers in the Americas. This center was, together with the historic centre of Kraków in Poland, the first to be declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO on 18 September 1978. The Historic Centre of Quito is located in the center south of the capital on an area of 320 hectares, and is considered one of the most important historic areas in Latin America.

Located at -0.219722, -78.5125 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quito, Visitor attractions in Ecuador, Historic centres

Districts of the same city

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