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Mitad del Mundo

Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza | Es un lugar recreativo, de danzas, artesanías, hístorico, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
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Middle of the World Monument Tour from Quito
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Mitad del Mundo Tour in Double Decker Bus Including All Entrances
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It is located approximately 20 minutes away from Quito, at San Antonio de Pichincha. The "Mitad del Mundo City" surrounding the monument includes several restaurantes and folk-lore shops, museums about the mission that measured the Earth, the "Solar Cuture Museom" (with a display of the lates investigations about the real middle of the world), and a Planetarium. Inside the monument is an interesting Ethnic Museum. Youcan shop and place one foot on the northern Hemisphere and the other on the southern Hemisphere.
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Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza | Es un lugar recreativo, de danzas, artesanías, hístorico, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a bus from Marin to La Ofelia, then another to Mitad del Mundo, the journey took about 1.5 hours. You can pay $3.50 just to look at the monument in the (old) equator, or $7.50 to climb up and see the museum inside....More

Thank jane c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed spending 2+ hours here. Tips: a)We negotiated with a taxi for $10 per hour, to take us. That way we could relax, without being rushed by a tour group schedule. b)I noticed​ while there, the tour groups only showed the outside of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was really surprised with my visit to mitad del mundo. Not only does it teach about the equator, you can actually experience it during several practical tests. Just incredible!

Thank BernardDenys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to be able to say I had stood on the equator, and it's only about 45 minutes from Quito, so I went up there. It reminds me a lot of the Four Corners of the U.S. in that there is really not much...More

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here as part of a tour with low expectations. Turned out to be a very cool place with interesting demonstrations about the sun and the equator, how water behaves differently in the northern and southern hemispheres, etc. Very cool 140+ year old house and...More

Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A place full of history, museums, you can take incredible photos in the middle of the equinoctial line. Have a coffee and enjoy the scenery.

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes just over an hour to get to Mitad del Mundo by bus from Quito. Take the blue Metrobus line to Ofelia ($0.25) and at the last stop, transfer to a "Mitad del Mundo" bus to the entrance ($0.15). The bus stops directly outside...More

1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is a really good place to visit is a littler far and if you have money take a taxi or tour because the bus take too long to go there. I went monday morning it was the perfect time to go, we have all the...More

Thank dianapamela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to visit. I do recommend either going with a tour group or going with a guide as you are treated with facts about all the attractions on the grounds. There are tons of stores there with just about every type...More

Thank TravelRobs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For sure you have to expereine this when you are in quito. not so much places on the earth can for you to realize and experience the equato line

Thank paulhotravelstudio
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SVELMalta
HI Is the real middle of the world easily found and accessible? We can walk it there from the monument? Thanks a lot Shirley
26 May 2017|
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Response from Ciudad M | Property representative |
Yes you can access walking
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SoloTraveler79
Is there an opportunity to take a photo on the equatorial line at Inti Nan or is that only at the Mitad del Mundo? Many Thanks!!
21 February 2017|
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Response from zoesailing | Reviewed this property |
There is! In fact, that's part of the tour. The line at the museum is the actual line, calculated by both the ancient Indian tribes and by GPS. We did both locations during our tour of the line, and the Initian museum was... More
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babi0n
What tour group did you go with? Thank you
13 August 2016|
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Response from stormcrowe | Reviewed this property |
We just took the city bus. Depending on where you leave from it takes about an hour with 2 transfers.
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