Situated about 15 km north of Quito, Mitad del Mundo is where latitude 0° is located. A monument in the park marks the exact location of the "equator line", which corresponds to latitude 0°. There is a charge to enter the park - US$ 7.50 for adults for full entry which gives you access to all of the park's areas. There are several small stores in the park where one can purchase different kinds of souvenirs. Restaurants are also available inside the park, which is very well kept.