Quito City and Surroundings
The capital of Ecuador has a setting that few cities can match. Once the northern capital of the Inca Empire, Quito was later colonised by the Spanish who built formidable temples, monasteries and mansions, creating an urban jewel designated by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site. The area surrounding Quito is a beautiful landscape with many traditional villages such as Otavalo, home to the largest and most colourful indian market in South America.
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Quito, the capital of Ecuador, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978
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