UNESCO declared Quito the first World Heritage city because of its city center. Quito preserves a large number of historical sites and artifacts that people can visit and view today.
Quito not only has its own unique artistic expression through a unique Baroque style, which means that indigenous people have adapted and reinterpreted the Baroque style brought by Spaniards during the colonial period. As a result, during the Royal Audience of Quito, the Quito School was developed as a significant and influential artistic movement.
Is a trip to Quito in your future plans and are you looking for things to do there?
If you’re a visual learner, you might like to check out this hand-painted infographic from Illa Experience Hotel, the experiential place to stay in Ecuador’s capital. It will guide you through Quito’s attractions, showing you the main sites and attractions in each area of the historic center, including