Welcome to Welge Travel Report's guide to the best of Quito. WTR's Quito map shows you the location of the Casa del Alabado and the Museo Manuela Saenz. WTR's Carlota Cuisine describes the signature dish at Zazu and what to order at Octava de Corpus.
Welge Travel Report Notables for Quito
Getting around Quito
Public transportation for Quito
WTR's Tony Transit says getting around Quito is a breeze. Check out this site: (quito.com.ec/en/index.php/welcome-1/new-airport/transportation)
People Watching in Quito
WTR's Francois Flaneur says the best "PW" is in Old Town near the President's Palace.
Beverages - Grape Experience in Quito
Our Winnie Winesnob says try the local wines. Ecuadorian wine is made mainly from members of the Muscat family. The local rum is pretty good.
Dining in Quito
WTR's Carlota Cuisine thinks Carmine Gastronomie y Arte has the best dining - L & D: Daily, Av Portugal, 593 2 333 2829
It's all here French style house, gardens, restaurant, art gallery. We suggest the whole lobster or the whole fish.
Nightlife/Entertainment areas in Quito
Our Shauna Showtime says the best nightlife is in Mariscal area and theaters are in Old Town.
Shopping areas in Quito
WTR's Shari Shopper says the best areas for shopping is The Mercado Artesanal La Mariscal and El Ejido park.
Business Information in Quito
Here is help in regard to your businessin Quito : (quito.com/v/economy/)
U.S. Embassy (http://ecuador.usembassy.gov/about-us/embassy-information.html) U.S. Embassy, Ave. Avigiras E12-170 y Ave. Eloy Alfaro (next to SOLCA), Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM, and from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM. except during holidays.
Exchange Rates (http://www.x-rates.com/)
Recognition for Quito
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
Lagniappe for Quito
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums.