The museum is presently administered by the Institute of Hispanic Culture, an organization dedicated to the interchange of cultural experiences between Spain and Ecuador. It is now a gallery for the colonial art, and a spacious library containing Literature and Iberian history, including binational documentaries. Address: Olmedo and Benalcazar Quito Pichincha Ecuador. Open: Monday – […]

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It has great wealth in linen cloths, sculptures and decorations representing the talented works of the School of Quito belonging to the XVIII century. The convent of San Diego was the old Recoleta of the Franciscana Religious Order. Address: Calicuchima No.117 and Farfán. Open: Monday – Sunday, from 09h00 to 13h30, 14h30 to 17h00 Services: […]

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Housed in the oldest building of the city, the Museo de la ciudad is in the heart of the Historical center of Quito. It was founded in 1565 by order of the King of Spain, as Our Merciful Lord Christ Jesus´ Hospital. It adopted the name of Saint John of God’s Hospital in the XIX […]

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Military suits and ammunition used in the wars of independence, pictures of the illustrious militaries of the country, rest of the anonymous soldiers fallen in combat and some personal effects belonging to General Eloy Alfaro are amongst the treasures found in this the Templete of the Heroes. Address: Av. Orellana and Amazonas. Open: Monday – […]

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San Francisco is an impressive structure; also known as the most beautiful convent in America. It has over 4 thousand objects sculptures, linen cloths, furniture and works from exceptional and very well known artists such as Miguel de Santiago ( with his “Immaculate Eucaristia”), Caspicara, Legarda, Gregorio de Vasquez, Mateo Mejia, German engravings from the […]

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