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La Capilla Del Hombre

E18-94 Mariano Calvache St. And Lorenzo Chavez St | Barrio Bellavista, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-244-8492
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Capilla del Hombre and Guayasamin's Museum
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E18-94 Mariano Calvache St. And Lorenzo Chavez St | Barrio Bellavista, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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+593 2-244-8492
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"oswaldo guayasamin"
in 37 reviews
"guayasamin's house"
in 25 reviews
"guided tour"
in 42 reviews
"guayasamin's art"
in 15 reviews
"house tour"
in 9 reviews
"human suffering"
in 8 reviews
"amazing artist"
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"his life"
in 13 reviews
"art lovers"
in 8 reviews
"great museum"
in 15 reviews
"latin america"
in 16 reviews
"works of art"
in 8 reviews
"an english speaking guide"
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"on display"
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"well worth the visit"
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"pre columbian"
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"entrance fee"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic display of a famous Ecuadorean artist. Stay and visit his house and see all the artifacts. Take the English tour it explains the pieces more than you could understand on your own. Beautiful garden and cheap Club beer at thaw cafe. Taxis are always...More

Thank Jmgrn001
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On our first trip to Quito we were pleasantly surprised to discover La Capilla del Hombre, a purpose built art museum and also the former home of Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guayasamín. For a small entry fee of USD$8 we toured the home brimming with his...More

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting visit to one of the most known artist in Ecuador - Guayasamin. Worth the visit, the walk up there, the view and Guayasamin artworks! Wow!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing gallery of art! You can enjoy precolombian art, catholic art and the modern art by Guayasamin. His foundation presents not only his paintings but several collection of different kinds of art (sculpture and ornaments) too. Also, you can learn about Latin...More

Thank Samantha A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would only recommend this to those who are very serious about modern art. Definitely do not take younger children, as it is extremely depressing.

Thank Kelly W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guayasamin has been called by some as the Picasso of the South, but that really does not do him justice. His paintings are dramatic, haunting, and awe-inspiring, and address the human condition in ways that few other artists have been able to capture. The paintings,...More

Thank GreentreeMA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I knew little about Guyasamin before this visit. It’s worth reading a bit about his life before you go. His paintings are a testament to the suffering of the poor and social activists in South American countries. You can tour the Capilla with an English-speaking...More

Thank Sheila W
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum was a moving tribute to the people of Latin America displayed in through the art of Oswaldo Guayasamin. The guided tour is essential to understanding the reflections of Latin American and world history in his art. Outside, the views of Quito provided a...More

Thank reachingdreams
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

On our last day we went here. So glad we did. Don’t miss this treasure. We spent about 3 hours. His artwork is incredibly beautiful and difficult.

Thank kcrcummings
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This place is indeed a living memory of one of the most known Ecuadorian artists: Guayasamin. His paintings traveled all around the world and he was a famous sculptor. The sight of the city is nice, and even thought they charge US$8 dollars for the...More

Thank HZambonino
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19 March 2017|
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Response from Esther L | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there is a certain time! When I came there, they told me if I was interested I could join a tour which started 10 minutes later. The same story when I entered the house....I had to wait around 15 minutes. I... More
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17 October 2016|
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Response from Vanessa V | Reviewed this property |
Yes-- the Guayasamin foundation contracts with taxi service--request one at the ticket office.
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Response from Shidarta | Reviewed this property |
HOLA!!! nosotros abordamos un taxi, algo así como un auto que se dedica a llevar pasajeros. No es caro en Ecuador.
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