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Only able to take pictures from the outside. Beautiful building with colonial architecture. There is a changing of the guard which people go crazy for. I found it to be average. Ideally located with other government buildings near by.
Due to new security measures, you must call at least 48 working hours before they can issues you tickets. You are given the local phone number to call to start this process at the corner of Garcia Moreno and Espejo. You must speak Spanish and...More
The Palacios de Gobierno is currently closed to the public. Photos may be taken from the outside, and of the two guards in their uniforms standing post at the doors.
The square out front is full of people trying to sell things to tourists.
El palacio de carondelet debes conocerlo si vas a Quito, puedes realizar el tour guiado en el cual te llevan a todos los salones e incluso te toman una foto gratuita al final y la envían a tu mail.
If you’re in Quito, must visit...More
One of the most beautiful president's houses in Latin America, but if you have the chance to be there at the beginning of monday morning, you would see an especial act from presidential guardians.
We were visiting the square, and noticed the security presence and various cordons. It turned out to be the changing of the guard, and what a spectacle it was. Just happened to be in the right place at the right time to see marching military...More
The Palace was recently opened for tours. It is a great tour, make sure to go. Signup is at a small white booth on the left side (as you face the front of the Palace). Make sure to bring your passport. Women get a rose...More
The presidential palace borders the Plaza de la Independencia . I believe if government business is not going on you can do a tour of the inside. What is not to be missed is the changing of the guard which happens at 11:00 on Monday....More