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The capital of Ecuador is a city full of cultural contrasts, stunning landscapes and monuments with great history. If you're wondering what to do in Quito, you'll soon find plenty of answers to your question. The mixture of building styles, contemporary and colonial, can be seen in a number of the best places to visit in Quito. Nature is one of the strengths of the city, which is surrounded by the Pichincha, Antisana, Cotopaxi, and Cayambe volcanoes, things to see in Quito that delight all visitors.

Among the most popular Quito activities is a trip to the statue of the Virgin of Quito. Nearby are the valleys of the Chillos and Tumbaco, Quito attractions visited by both residents and visitors.

The Basilica del Voto Nacional is another of the attractions in Quito along with the Metropolitan Cathedral, Church of the Compania de Jesus, and the Church of San Francisco. The historic center is the largest and best preserved of all South America. It has about 130 monumental buildings, so you'll never be short of historical stuff to do in Quito! Strolling through the churches, chapels, monasteries, convents, and colonial houses is a treat for the senses.

The parks provide even more things to do in Quito, especially Parque La Carolina, El Ejido, or Guanguiltagua Metropolitan Park. As for the nightlife, take yourself to the neighborhood of La Mariscal, considered the center of entertainment with plenty of restaurants, shopping and local Latin dance.

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