Located in the heart of the Historical Center, and very easy to access, this old house is listed as one of the city's ... More
Casa de Benalcázar
Located in the heart of the Historical Center, and very easy to access, this old house is listed as one of the city's National Heritage sites. Its construction dates back to the 18th Century and it was built on the same site where Sebastian de Benalcázar had lived two centuries before. Today this place houses the Instituto Ecuatoriano de Cultura Hispánica, which also contains a historical library. Visitors only pay a minimal amount to use the library less than one dollar.
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos Rómulo Gallegos or Casa Rómulo Gallegos, named after the famous writer and former Venezuelan president, is
in fact Casa de America Latina (the Latin American House). The main purpose of this institution is to work ...
La Plaza de la Independencia is located at the heart of the historic quarter of the city. It was from
this around this square that the city was planned in 1535. Facing the square are the Palacio de Gobierno, ...
This large and modern building is located in the north central part of the city. It gathers together the best
of Ecuadorian art. Each room or space reflects a different theme, such as ethnography, sculpture, music or painting. From ...