Itchimbia Park, Observatory for the Incas

Cafe Mosaico Ecuador Travel

Itchimbia park is al 2900 meters above sea level and has 54 acres. Keep watch for some 40 bird species and around 400 plant types, including arrayan, capuli and pumamaqui trees. Used by the incas as one of their most sacred hills. Discover this park where you can not only watch a breathtaking view of Quito old town and far, but also spot notable landmarks such as the Panecillo, San Francisco Church and Basilica del Voto Nacional. Snap a picture of you and tour friends for your trip album with  huge Quito sign and then reward yourself after with a cold lemonade at the famous Cafe Mosaico at the bottom of the Manuel Samaniego street.

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Address: Calle Iquique s/n. Sector La Tola (Accede al parque por las calles Yaguachi o Sodiro, desde las avenidas 10 de Agosto o Gran Colombia.)

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