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Address: Quito, Ecuador
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This historic village is one of the oldest towns in Ecuador.

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USD 115.00*
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Cultural Tour of Quito Including Artisan Chocolate Tasting
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I loved this place, you can go and have a glass of wine while looking at the city. A must see when you´re in Quito.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah D
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place, you can go and have a glass of wine while looking at the city. A must see when you´re in Quito.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Guapulo is a beautiful place on the side of a very very tall hill. It has a popular church and also is full with hispters and arts pubs and restaurants. A great spot to go by night,

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Vashon, Washington
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Guapulo is unique since its narrows streets wind down a steep hillside. With much "to do", early Conquistadores set off into the Amazon jungle with hundreds of Indigenous "porters" (who never survived the arduous jungle life. Still a walk down to the beautiful church of Guapulo is worth it. You will survive however short of breath.

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Thank eduardoVashonIsland
Martinique
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142 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Bohemian, arts, restaurant. Can start with the Mirador and walk down to the Guapulo Monastey/ church, either by the steps or by the road. Be aware that church is often closed. Beneath the Mirador a wonderful vegetarian restaurant with the incredible view. The road is cobble stones. Further down there is the Guapulo park to take a walk.

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Thank susan h
NY
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This church is a special place. Hundreds of years old, you can feel the history and the faith that built it.

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Thank GeoW-06
Quito, Ecuador
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

You can walk from Hotel Quito down the cobble road to the plaza of Guapulo, with excellent views of the valley and Cordillera Oriental. follow in footsteps of Orellana and Pizarro. The church has some interesting paintings.

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Thank MarkThurber
Kissimmee, Florida
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Gorgeous church from 1600. The art inside is fabulous. It is an amazing experience to be inside the church. I loved it.

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Thank tbishop5724
Quito, Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was once a Catholic Church and monastery. Today the church is still active but the monastery has been turned into a University Satelite campus. However, the church is small by most standards but truly magnificent on all levels. A popular choice in Quito for Christenings and Weddings.

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Thank wwileyb
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Incredible artwork, small but beautiful church to visit, attend mass or any special event, situated in a downhill overseeing the valley

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Thank AmparoAlexandra
St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Worth a top to check out the amazing views over the valleys with the volcanos in the background. On a clear day, it's spectacular.

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Thank Les L

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