Quito: Capilla del Hombre and Guayasamín House Museum
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Visit the former home of legendary painter Oswaldo Guayasamín and discover a comprehensive collection of his work. See his personal collection of pre-Columbian ceramic, bone, and metal artifacts. Admire an exhibition of Guayasamín’s religious art, including work by skilled indigenous artists from Escuela Quiteña. Visit the Capilla del Hombre cultural center located next to the house. Admire the serenity of your surroundings, impressive architecture, paintings, murals, and sculptures by Guayasamín. Explore its open spaces and discover its message of commitment to human rights, peace, and solidarity. See the "Eternal Flame", advocating for peace and human rights, and the "Tree of Life" where the ashes of Guayasamín are interred. Reflect on history from a Latin American point of view. Gain insight into social issues including discrimination, the role of women and children, and casualties ...
Visit the Intiñan Museum, also known as the Museum of Equinoctial Solar Culture, where you will enjoy a combination of physic, folklore, and culture. Marvel at the variety of fauna, flora, instruments and other manifestations of culture at the museum, and discover the Forest of Totems. Participate in interactive experiments that prove you are standing in the middle of the world.
Be picked up from your hotel in Quito and head to the Intiñan Museum for a private tour. Learn about the ancestral people of Quito and carry out several experiments that prove you are in the middle of the world. The Intiñan Museum, also known as the Museum of Equinoctial Solar Culture, is located on the equator and is home to several interactive exhibitions that show how the Incans identified the middle of the Earth. If you wish, you will have the opportunity to visit the Middle of the World Monument and take pictures.
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