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The place where Quito earned its independence

It's located on the skirts of mountain Pichincha, this museum is dedicated to the history of... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2015
jdragg
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Quito, Ecuador
Great View!

Not many people know this place due to the distance from the touristic area in Quito but its really... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2015
Jorge S
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Quito, Ecuador
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7 Sep 2015
“The place where Quito earned its independence”
20 Jan 2015
“Great View!”
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This military museum, housing murals and sculptures, is located on the site of the 1822 Battle of Pichincha, in which South American rebels were victorious over Spanish royalists.
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

It's located on the skirts of mountain Pichincha, this museum is dedicated to the history of Quito's (and Ecuador) fight for independence form the Spanish crown. This place is worth visiting if you like history and 19th century battles.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank jdragg
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Not many people know this place due to the distance from the touristic area in Quito but its really worth it and you should make one visit to this place not only for the view but also for the interesting museum

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank Jorge S
Reviewed 8 January 2015

I lived in Quito for 9 months and I've visited 3 or 4 times since but never made the trip up the hill to the Templo de la Patria, (temple of the homeland), aka; Cima de la Libertad. This is a reverent place where Ecuador...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank EC170131
Reviewed 28 June 2013

The Cima de la Libertad is on the slopes of Mt. Pichincha on the western side of the city. It is the site of the Battle of Pichincha May 24, 1822, where the forces of the revolutionary army defeated the Spanish crown, setting the way...More

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank Moroccoadventurer
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