Very few travelers know about Quito and its history. Visitors are often surprised to discover the rich heritage as they walk the ancient streets of this city, and many regret not spending more time there. Many travel agencies and tour operators offer Quito as a stopover before or after their trip to the Galapagos Islands and perhaps when visiting the Middle of the World as these are major tourist destinations. Quito is an important and exciting destination in itself, and there are many unique ways to enjoy it while also learning about its heritage.
One of the most iconic places in the city center is La Ronda Street. An ancient street that used to be a place where artists, musicians, and bohemian people used to live and perform. Nowadays, it is the neighborhood where, during the day, you can find some of the most traditional shops and characters that