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Reviewed August 1, 2019

If you want to stand over the equator line and take a photo without too many other tourists,I would suggest visiting the Quitsato project. Unlike the other Equator Lines near Quito, this place has the certification from both the US and Ecuadorian government on the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank betty l
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

This is a quick visit you can do. Hear about how the sundial works and take some photos. Quick stop on your way to a Otivalo tour

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cjschreiner
Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

Easy to find, great view of Cayambe. It’s not free but affordable. $1-$2 per person. Probably better on a sunny day.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

We visited this attraction during our day trip tour to Otavalo's market. The english-speaking guide at the site was enthusiastic and thorough in his explanation, and I enjoyed learning about how the indigenous people used the unique geographical context to determine the shape and rotation...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kristen L
Reviewed August 10, 2018

A lot of day trips to Otavalo market include this stop on their itinerary. Less gimmicky than that at Quito with more science. We found the presentation interesting and quite informative. The more often you listen, the more you remember. Even if you don't listen,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ali921
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Really worth visiting this place if you are in this part of the world. Here you get the opportunity to hear all about the equator and how the world revolves as well as straddling the equator. There a couple of small viewing platforms at the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Stand on the equator and receive a fascinating explanation of a heliocentric perspective of the earth based on pre-Incan astronomic data found through monuments aligned with the equator and the equinoxes. Beautiful sun dial set in paving stones on the equator line and clear presentations...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Monica D
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to stop to listen and learn. Have an open mind. The explanation only takes 15 minutes or so, but very interesting.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Tonja R
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

We did not want to go to one of the tourist traps, but wanted to be touristy and straddle the real Equator - this is the place to do it. We stopped on route between Quito and Ottavalo for half an hour, received a genuinely...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 848MarkS848
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Our visit to the true Equator Latitude 000. Quitsato Sundial. Cayambe, Ecuador. Excellent guide to teach you everything about the Equator, the stars and Earth.

Date of experience: August 2017
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