Quito: One of The Most Beautiful Cities in South America

View of the city of Quito and the ecuadorian Andes from the Teleferico touristic attraction, at the top of the Pichincha volcano. Quito, Ecuador.

Our charming city is thought to be one of the most beautiful cities in South America. Its sweet people, extraordinary weather and its gorgeous scenery make it a one-of-a-kind destination. Often known for its optimal location in the palm of a valley cupped between towering Andean peaks, keep reading to find out all the surprises Quito has for you to discover.

If you only have one day in Quito, spend it in Old Town, the largest historic center in the Americas, with an abundance of ancient thick-walled, tile-roofed colonial buildings, museums, and more. If you have a little bit more time, you can check out the snow-topped Antisana, Cotopaxi and Cayambe volcanoes over the city, along with a colonial architecture that complete a perfect scenery for a postcard.

Not only is it Quito a stunning city, its people are lovely as well.

Ecuadorian citizens make visiting Quito an experience truly memorable and rewarding. Everywhere you go people say “hi,” whether they know you or not.  The majority of the people think it’s impolite to pass a person without saying a greeting of some sort. Whether it be standing in line for over an hour at the bank or dealing with a tourist who can’t speak their language, they are polite and patient.

In Ecuador there aren’t really seasons.

Typically in the morning, you’ll see that sunny days are common while at night, fog-enshrouded evenings are the common. Average temperatures hover around 75 degrees during the day and 45 or so at night every day. Click here to learn more about Ecuador’s weather.

These are just a few reasons why Quito is one of the most beautiful cities in South America. If you plan to visit, make sure to stay at the best Quito’s hotel located in the heart of the old town. At Anahi Boutique Hotel you will have privacy, high quality service, and useful amenities such as free wi-fi, airport transfers, and more. Come to our charming city, you’ll have an  unforgettable experience!

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