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La Florida Museum

There are several reasons for visiting the “La Florida” Museum, located in the San Vicente neighborhood of la Florida in northern Quito. One of them is to see the extremely detailed museographic work carried out since 2004, which makes this place an interesting piece of history.

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Feel Again invites the world to be amazed by Quito and Ecuador

Ecuador is an emotion inspiring paradise that welcomes all to be dazzled by it. 18 artists from the United Kingdom, Canada and the U.S., divided into 4 teams, traveled the country capturing its amazing features in their work; including photography, design and visual arts. All the participants traveled the four Ecuadorian Worlds and came together in Quito, where they felt the energy of the middle of the world expressed in its architecture, its traditional streets, and its iconic sites.

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An ancestral ritual at the San Francisco Marketplace

After the blazing sun and the “effort” involved in walking up Rocafuerte street from the Arc of the Queen, I reached the San Francisco Marketplace. As I went in, a plaque from 1893 reminded me of the year this place, the first market in Quito, was inaugurated. Today, over a century later, it is the first touristic marketplace in the city. San Francisco was, and is, a pioneer.

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This tourist blog is dedicated to collect new, safety and alternative experiences in Quito. Through short, photographs, videos and audios stories, these stories aim to motivate the local and foreign visitors to tour various parts of the city and relive the stories or find their own experiences. If you want to discover the city and do not know where to start, in this blog you will find fresh and original ideas.