Cheap Flights to Quito Canton
The capital of Ecuador, Quito is situated on the Guayllabamba river basin, the city is perched on the eastern slope of an active stratovolcano in the Andes Mountain named as Pichincha. The historic centre of the city is one of the largest and well-preserved centres in the Americas. The city presents a blend of contemporary structures &the colonial heritage offering visitors a fine amalgamation of contrasts. Ciudad Mitad del Mundo is located at San Antonio parish of the canton of Quito. The grounds of the site boast the Monument of the Equator highlighting the exact location of the equator.
Commonly known as El San Francisco, Church and Monastery of St. Francis is a 16th century Roman Catholic complex in the city. This imposing structure is the largest architectural ensemble among the historical buildings of colonial Latin America. The church boasts the citys beloved Virgin of Quito. The principal and central public square of the city, Plaza de la Independencia is one of the symbols of the executive power of Ecuador. The main feature of this square is the monument dedicated to the independence heroes of 10th August 1809, which is remembered as the First Cry of Independence of the Royal Audience of Quito from Spanish monarchy. Plaza de la Independencia is flanked by the Metropolitan Cathedral, Carondelet Palace, Municipal Palace, Archbishops Palace, and the Plaza Grand Hotel.