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Quito – The Coolest Capital Of South America

Posted on 09 October 2018 by admin (0)

This coolest city has everything that a traveler needs and also the residents enjoy being here. The street art scene, the mouth-watering food, and the view of mountains with rich history have made the city the hot destination for travelers. There are many things one can experience as the city has so much to offer.

  • Street food & street art

If you are in Quito, gear up to feast on some lip smacking dishes such as Crisp Pork Hornado, Fried Empanadas, Tripe Stew and much more. The food stalls have been setup with new kiosks with comfortable seats for people to explore multiple dishes in a relaxed atmosphere. The best part about these stalls is they are not too expensive. The city attracts many art lovers as the street art is one of the greatest sights for them. The bright and colorful murals painted by renowned street artists are indeed worth a glance. Some of the famous artists include Apitatán and Mo Vasquez.

 

  • The scenery

Quito has breathtaking locations that no other city in the world can offer. It is located 2,050 high in Andean Foothills and on the border of 6 volcanoes. Many visitors take the TeleferiQo cable car which takes you onto the slopes of Pichincha volcano. The ride starts from city center to Cruz Loma situated only under 4000 m on the edge of the volcano. One can experience the best scenic beauty over a cup of hot coffee or go hiking. Pichincha Volcano is an ideal place for those who love hiking.

  • Indulge in chocolates

The city is known for chocolates, especially rich dark chocolates. Pacari is the famous exports and the chocolate has won several awards across the world. You can taste it for free when you visit Pacari as they offer free tastings on every Thursday. In addition to the history of chocolate making and tasting, you will also get to taste lemongrass.