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QUITO - Best South American Destination

posted Sep 11, 2014, 2:36 PM by Marjolein Rientjes A   [ updated Oct 16, 2015, 5:10 PM ]

On 09th August 14, the travel award for best South American Destination goes for the 2nd time to Quito. Quito came out on top against other famous destinations as Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires or Santiago de Chile.

Quito attracts with its well-restored old colonial town, UNESCO world heritage. The colonial town is full of picturesque buildings and cobble-stone streets. Jewel of it is the street LA RONDA with lots of small galleries, museums and restaurants.

Another attraction of Quito are the many city parks where locals and foreigners love to meet for a walk or a pick nick or for exercising some sport as a Yoga session or a football or Ecu Volleyball game. Some of the parks do even have a small lake where people can paddle in boats.

The city is a city full of hills, so visitors can enjoy marvelous views over Quito from different places of the city, such as from the Panecillo statue, from Itchimbia or from Cruz Loma; reachable by the cable car.

So how about choosing Quito as your next travel destination?!