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Mitad del Mundo

Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza Km13. 5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
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Middle of the World Monument Tour from Quito
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It is located approximately 20 minutes away from Quito, at San Antonio de Pichincha. The "Mitad del Mundo City" surrounding the monument includes several restaurantes and folk-lore shops, museums about the mission that measured the Earth, the "Solar Cuture Museom" (with a display of the lates investigations about the real middle of the world), and a Planetarium. Inside the monument is an interesting Ethnic Museum. Youcan shop and place one foot on the northern Hemisphere and the other on the southern Hemisphere.
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“equator line” (64 reviews)
“nice monument” (12 reviews)
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Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza Km13. 5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday

When in Quito, don't miss the chance to see Ciudad Mitad del Mundo. There is a small museum and some interactive activities inside the Monument to the Equator. You can go to the top for a great view of the surroundings. It's very cool to...More

Thank ella5a
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are in the Quito area this is a must only because it is a pretty cool thing to stand in both hemispheres at the same time! One tip: If there are too many people at the monument and you cannot get a good...More

1  Thank tlynn63
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Estimado, Muchas gracias de antemano por compartir su opinión, y mas que nada por los diferentes consejos que da; ya...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is not really much to do here but take pictures on both sides of the equator! Worth just the general admission cost. If you wanted to go to the top of the monument or some of the museums there are additional fees. The grounds...More

Thank T-Bone33
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Estimado, Muchas gracias por su opinión, pero difiero en que hay poco que hacer, creo que eso está más bien...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I can't imagine going to Quito and missing this attraction. Even though the yellow line that represents the equator is probably not the actual equator, it is still really interesting and a place you have to visit just to say that you've been there. There...More

Thank Anonymous925
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Estimado, Muchas gracias por su opinión, la línea es una representación gráfica de cómo están separados los hemisferios, pero a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Balancing an egg on a nail is the least most interesting thing you are gonna do here, and if you like beer there is a brewery inside. Restaraunts, shopping, great pictures, chocolate, and more. Take the rideMore

Thank ShawnC-NJ
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Estimado, Gracias por su comentario y calificación, estamos muy contentos de que le haya agradado nuestras instalaciones y hospitalidad. De...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with a city guide Cristina and it was great to have someone with local knowledge explain about the location. It is a tourist place but nicely put together to look like a village and with small stores selling their wares and traditional crafts...More

Thank SibeBlue
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Estimado, Agradecemos su comentario y calificación, que gusto que haya disfrutado de nuestra hospitalidad y le haya agradado nuestro centro...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we took a public bus from Quito (Ofelia bus station aprx 30min) and got the entrance of the monument park. We did not know it was a gated park with museums, cafés, shops and more so we got a bit grumpy when we saw...More

1  Thank Cecilia R
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimado, Ese fue el error, la entrada de $ 3,50 esta destinada para los turistas que ya conocen la Ciudad...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a paid entry park fashioned like a beautiful town. Its also resides adjacent to the headquarters of the Association of South American nations - modern architecture at its very best. I can't recall what the entry cost was as our tour guide had...More

Thank Ravesh L
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimado, Es un comentario muy bonito, agradecemos su tiempo por recomendarnos, lamentamos que no haya podido conocer todos nuestros doce...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide took us there. Keep in mind, it is far from city center. We all get excited with equator line for photo opportunities.More

Thank Fei L
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimado, Gracias por su recomendación, seguro disfruto de nuestros doce museos y todo nuestro alrededor. Lo esperamos siempre con muchas...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very interesting place. The monument is iconic. However, there exact spot is a bit further away and doesn't have all the activities and trinket shops. This is still very cool to stand on the equator line with the monument behind you. If...More

Thank d s
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimado, Agradecemos su recomendación, que gusto que haya disfrutado de todos nuestros atractivos ademas, la Ciudad Mitad del Mundo tiene...More

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prettyvacant27
20 September 2017|
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Response from Galo S | Reviewed this property |
There are various range of hotels/hostels here. In Mariscal Foch area it is alive in the night and lots of hostels around $20-$30 per day , In addition remember the airport is 30 min away from the city, and the rental car... More
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Response from heyjudithz | Reviewed this property |
Have you tried contacting the museum?
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SVELMalta
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