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La Virgin del Panecillo

Gral Miller y Patagonia, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Quito by Night with Optional Dinner
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Located on top of the Cerro El Panecillo, this imposing sculpture can be seen from any location in downtown Quito.
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Gral Miller y Patagonia, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view of Quito, especially on a clear day. Interesting museum showing how the Virgin was built, with some size comparisons.

Thank 504to593
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a wonderful place for city views. From all vantage points you can see the city below and you can grab a snack or just take it all in!

Thank 616doreenr
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Woth going on a clear day for a overall view of the city. Really nice place to sit and contemplate the view.

Thank Witold S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Must place to visit it's almost like the famous Rio de genero , but with ocean and the lights in the night looks really awesome .

Thank ashishaurora10
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you like views and a hot canelazo while enjoying it go here. We listened to the advices and didn't walk up or down but took a taxi. The views up here is amazing and absolutly worth a visit. Remember that the taxis want to...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I rode the hop on hop off bus to get here. The statue is at the top of a very steep hill. While the neighborhood did not appear dangerous, I would use caution if you choose to walk up the hill. I felt I saw...More

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It cost $4.00 for a taxi from the old town or for fit people you can walk up for free. There are good city views from the top of the statue or the surrounding parkland. It is worth paying the $1.00 entrance fee to explore...More

Thank juanofthejungle
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Kind of a weird statue, but it is worth visiting on a double decker bus. The view was amazing and great for taking pictures of the city of Quito.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This isn't the most attractive piece of art you'll ever see. Rio's Christ The Redeemer this isn't. It's a modern sculpture that won't be to all tastes. Yet, it is worth seeing if only for the Quito views. However, best not to try and come...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The statue itself is very nice in it's own right, but the views are fantastic to boot. Well worth the time. A must see in Quito

Thank Matt T
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15 February 2017|
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Response from gammablaster | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I think the museum closes at 6h30 pm. So you'll have a chance to catch the sunset.
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