10 Reasons to visit Ecuador

10 Reasons to visit Ecuador

Exiting, seductive and fun

If in Quito pleasure has it place, it is in the barrio of La Mariscal, where there is no end to the many alternatives for having fun, meting friends, eating, shopping or dancing. It’s the hottest spot I town for tourism, eating out or dancing. In Quito slang it’s simply called “la Zona” – the Zone.

The reason for this denomination is that here you can find everything. This place is a popular meeting point for people of all ages, both Ecuadorians and tourists from around the world. The cosmopolitan ambiance expresses its variety of culinary and artistic options, travel agencies, language and dancing schools, and folkloric shops.

Salsa, merengue and classic rock are among the many musical items on La Mariscal’s menu which is famous for its live performances, with many bars offering artisanal beers or local drinks to enjoy the spectacle.

The cosmopolitan barrio provides a wide variety of artistic and cultural activities, including the National Museum of the Central Bank (Casa de la Cultura), the country’s largest and most complete museum for arts, the Ethno-historic and Folkloric “Mindalae” and the artisan market where you can buy all your souvenirs (similar to the Otavalo artisan market).

7. Quito as a bio diverse city. 2330 species of plants, 542 species of birds

7. Quito as a bio diverse city. 2330 species of plants, 542 species of birds

3. Ecuador is the most bio diverse country of the planet per square km

3. Ecuador is the most bio diverse country of the planet per square km

6. Knowing Galapagos is an experience of a life time

6. Knowing Galapagos is an experience of a life time

9. Human diversity: try the community tourism, discover the different cultures, habits and cuisine

9. Human diversity: try the community tourism, discover the different cultures, habits and cuisine

1. Quito has the biggest and best conserved historical center of Latin America.

1. Quito has the biggest and best conserved historical center of Latin America.

4. Quito: An enormous offer of touristic activities

4. Quito: An enormous offer of touristic activities

10. Ecological tourism, hacienda hopping and much more

10. Ecological tourism, hacienda hopping and much more

2. The neighborhood Mariscal is the most exciting in Quito, Artisanal-Market

2. The neighborhood Mariscal is the most exciting in Quito, Artisanal-Market

5. Quito, a great shopping place

5. Quito, a great shopping place

8. Amazon rainforestis one of the most extensive and biodiverse natural areas in the world

8. Amazon rainforestis one of the most extensive and biodiverse natural areas in the world

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