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The Quitsito Sundial

At North Of Quito 47km, Cayambe 170202, Ecuador
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Hands down, my favorite 'Mitad del Mundo' option...

Traveling through this area would not be complete without a stop here and at nearby Hacienda... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Lisa B
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Jama, Ecuador
Well worth a visit

Kinda hokey taking pics with one foot in each hemisphere but oh why not :) An interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
RCMV
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New York City, New York
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“little bit” (2 reviews)
“toilet” (2 reviews)
“hemisphere” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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At North Of Quito 47km, Cayambe 170202, Ecuador
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Traveling through this area would not be complete without a stop here and at nearby Hacienda Guachala for a cup of coffee or hot chocolate! I have stopped here so many times I have lost count, yet I always learn just a little bit more...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Kinda hokey taking pics with one foot in each hemisphere but oh why not :) An interesting presentation on how maps should be drawn. And they do have a toilet so you can answer the age old question of how toilets drain in the other...More

Thank RCMV
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

On our way to the Otavalo Market our National Geographic Guide Henry Sisa took us to the Quitsito Sundial. What a thrilling experience to walk the line between North and South Hemisphere and also knowing that all the star constellations could be seen from one...More

Thank WesTrek2015
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

To get here is easy if you join the tour to Otavalo this is a common stop before heading to Otavalo market. Day trips from Quito is widely offer we pay 45$ per person to visit Otavalo market with lunch and local guide included. The...More

Thank ShavyB
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Unique educational experience. Great to have one foot in each hemisphere. The docent was very knowledgeable and bilingual. Took bus from Cotacachi to Otavalo. Another bus to Cayambe and then a taxi to the Sundial. Great views and easy trip.

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Reviewed 3 June 2015

I have straddled the equator in Indonesia and both my wife and I have straddled the prime meridian so she wanted to have her try at straddling latitude 0.00. I had read about the other more popular location nearby but was not really interested in...More

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