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The Pichinchas, back to front

This great terrace, which holds the city, raised over foothills and filled in cliffs, is part of a grand mountain range, that with hospitality, has always welcomed Quiteños and foreigners alike. On the slopes of the great Pichincha, the initial boundaries of the capital city spread out in every direction, which back in the 50’s most likely, when there were but 200,000 inhabitants in the “Carita de Dios” (little face of God), meant said boundaries were the steep San Juan neighborhood to the North, the cliff of Jerusalem (current viaduct and 24 de Mayo boulevard) to the South, El Dorado and La Tola to the East, and San Diego, San Roque and El Tejar to the West.

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