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“Stunning Plaza”

Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande)
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Owner description: Located in the heart of the Old City, this busy plaza honors those heroes who started the movement toward independence from Spain.
Reviewed 3 July 2014

This was part of our old city tour, the plaza has a distinctive feeling to it, took some great panoramic pictures. i loved how easy it was to walk around to different churches and places in the surroundings.

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

This is a beautiful small plaza (not my idea of a plaza grande) that offers a nice bench stop and rest while walking around "old town" Quito. It is very picturesque, so, have the camera at the ready.

2  Thank worldexplorer53
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

Interesting buildings around plaza. Was there when changing of the guard ona Monday at midday. Guards on horses and bands. President came out on balcony. Demonstration do national dancing, women and men dressed in national costume.

1  Thank Strathcona
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

You will pass through this plaza as you commence your activities in Quito. The Cathedral is there, the palace, some statues, shops, and annoying street vendors. It's fine for what it is, with local pride being its most important characteristic.

1  Thank SallyCalifornia
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Lots of locals....nice area to walk around. We stayed downtown, so this was our starting point with a taxi (only $5 from downtown). We walked around, then took the double decker bus tour of Quito from this point (which, I think was the 3rd stop for the bus, which stops at about 12 locations)

1  Thank 222Melanie
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