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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%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice monument” (13 reviews)
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Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza Km13. 5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are around is good to see, sure is not the statue itself but the total meaning and importance.

Thank aho3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although this is not the true center of the world, it is none the less interesting and enjoyable. (The true center of the world is within walking distance). Here, you can see how the indiginous people live in the different areas of Ecuador. There are...More

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we stopped on our way back from Mindo to Quito. It's a beautifully constructed park. And even if it's not actually on the equator whose to know back home! Had fun pretending! With poor Spanish skills we bought the full pass but glad...More

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Ecuador, you must go to the middle of the world 0’0’0, there is a museum and a couple of activities to do there, planetarium, architecture, also there is a model of old town Quito, is awesome

Thank Vichex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting place! Do not lose the chocolates there, the museum! Try the “helado de paila”! And do not forget to ask for an egg to try it in the line! Very nice experience!

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's only a short bus ride out of Quito and well worth the visit. Go early in the morning and bring some water - it can be a long day, especially waiting for a bus to take you back. If you're in Quito, then you...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you do not do visit this, you never came here. It is the main attraction, it is fun and it feels very special.More

Thank S1PRA
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Que lindo comentario :) En realidad la Ciudad Mitad del Mundo y su monumento ecuatorial es el ícono ecuatoriano más...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Mitadmundo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Mitad del Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Estimado, Agradecemos su retroalimentación, constantemente estamos trabajando para mejor su experiencia durante su visita. Realmente el monumento ecuatorial tiene una...More

Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 11 November 2017 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 4 weeks 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

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prettyvacant27
20 September 2017|
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Response from tinykate04 | Reviewed this property |
We prefer AirBnB. Loads of beautiful apartments with security and close to restaurants, shops, and sites.
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raygawlak
20 July 2017|
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Response from heyjudithz | Reviewed this property |
Have you tried contacting the museum?
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SVELMalta
26 May 2017|
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Yes you can access walking
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