Located in the north-central part of the city, La Circaciana occupies an entire block. It is a small park that is part of the ... More
Located in the north-central part of the city, La Circaciana occupies an entire block. It is a small park that is part of the property attached to an old house built during the 18th Century for the Jijón y Caamaño family. One of its members, The Count Jijón y Caamaño, who is still alive, gave it as a donation to the municipality of Quito, which then converted it into a public park. It has great illuminations and beautiful sculptures of horses, as well as impressive columns. It certainly is a very well designed park. There are great pictorial relics inside the house and the decor includes some original pieces of furniture. Admission is free.
The Alianza Francesa (Alliance Française) is one of the most recognized cultural institutions in the capital. It has helped many
Ecuadorians, of all ages, to increase their knowledge of the French language and culture. For some years now, the ...
This park is situated near the northeastern edge of the old quarter. The decision to create the park was made
on March 8, 1596, by the town council, under the initiative of the mayor Sotomayor. It has an extension ...
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 ...