Plaza San Francisco

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Plaza San Francisco: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Quito Discovery Walking Tour

    1. Quito Discovery Walking Tour

    Meet your guide at Plaza de San Blas located in the Old Town to begin your cultural tour into the city’s historical heart. Experience the sights, smells, and flavors of this sky-high capital as the day comes to life. Start this 4-hour adventure on the cobblestone streets of the city to visit: the Mercado Central, a vibrant and colorful market to immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere; follow your guide past stalls bursting with exotic fruits and fresh vegetables and discover sizzling local dishes. You will also visit the Independence Plaza, home to the Independence Monument, Government Palace, and the Archbishop’s Palace. Stop to absorb the colonial charm of the La Compañía de Jesús, a Jesuit church boasting an elaborate façade made entirely out of volcanic stone, and an interior rich in gold leaf. Next, adventure to the legendary San Francisco Catholic Church to explore convents ...

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What people are saying about Plaza San Francisco

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 5 reviews

We were unlucky that our tour happened at time of virus restrictions

A great way to learn about and explore the old city.