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La Capilla Del Hombre

E18-94 Mariano Calvache St. And Lorenzo Chavez St | Barrio Bellavista, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-244-8492
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Capilla del Hombre and Guayasamin's Museum
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E18-94 Mariano Calvache St. And Lorenzo Chavez St | Barrio Bellavista, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Didn't know anything about guayasamin. Worth getting a short tour with explanation. He now is one of my favorite artists. Well worth it.

1  Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I visited this as the second part of my morning at the Guayasamin property, and enjoyed this almost as much as the house itself. Definitely see this if you like art, personal stories or the history of Ecuador and all of south america!

Thank Franzitrala
Reviewed 3 April 2017

the house and gallery were wonderful. Unfortunately we were VERY rushed through the tour of the house and were not allowed to linger to take in the details of the home and studio. The separate Chapel of Man was amazing and we could take as...More

1  Thank M R
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Outstanding ! Absolutely worthwhile to learn some history... feel something and admire a man who dedicated his life's work to the betterment of mankind! A testimony of the human spirit good, bad and ugly! Beauty!!

Thank Ansey12
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is worth the cab ride to an amazing contemporary museum with the art of one of S. America and Ecuador's best artists, Guayasamin. The art is very political showing the life of the lower class in Ecuador. You also tour the artists home where...More

1  Thank MarySt54
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I have now been twice to this museum and could go a hundred more times and never be bored. The property is split in two parts: a tour inside of the beautiful post-modern house of famed Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guayasamín and a visit to the...More

2  Thank Morgan F
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Guayasamin was a powerful messenger, communicating art "of the people". His Chapel of Man is filled with his powerful images of people, often conveying very somber and overwhelming emotion. Both the paintings and the architectural space housing them, are awe inspiring and moving. Here was...More

2  Thank Joyce W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This site is a marvel for those interested in history, architecture and art. Guayasamin was one of Ecuador's favorite sons; his artistic style was strong and unique. His home and the Chapel of Man (Capilla del Hombre) are open 10-5 every day but Monday. In...More

2  Thank gramma71
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Did not really know what to expect, was blown away. This museum is comprised of the artist Guayasamin's private house (designed by his brother), and the adjacent museum. The tour starts with a visit of the house; a time capsule, decorated with many great works...More

1  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The art of Guayasamin is beautiful and heartbreaking, especially his protest art. The chapel and the artist's house are definitely worth the visit.

Thank Traveler_snooze
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5flatravelers
How do you find out what time the tours are in English?
19 March 2017|
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Response from Esther L | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there is a certain time! When I came there, they told me if I was interested I could join a tour which started 10 minutes later. The same story when I entered the house....I had to wait around 15 minutes. I... More
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Is it easy to find a Taxi back to the town from this museum around 4-5 pm?
17 October 2016|
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Response from Vanessa V | Reviewed this property |
Yes-- the Guayasamin foundation contracts with taxi service--request one at the ticket office.
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borike66
is it included in any bus tour
16 February 2015|
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Response from Shidarta | Reviewed this property |
HOLA!!! nosotros abordamos un taxi, algo así como un auto que se dedica a llevar pasajeros. No es caro en Ecuador.
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