Ecuador:A Nation with an Array of Unique Wonders from the Amazon to the Andes~

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Ecuador:A Nation with an Array of Unique Wonders from the Amazon to the Andes~:table of contents

Ecuador, which is officially known as the Republic of Ecuador, is a democratic country located in South America. The official language spoken in Ecuador is Spanish. There is too much to see here. The capital city of Ecuador – Quito, is on the list of UNESCO Heritage spots and a very popular sightseeing among tourists. Ecuador is a very budget-friendly country and is open for those who want to admire its sightseeing and beauty. The official currency in Ecuador is USD, which is very convenient for travelers from all over the world. Below we introduce the top-10 must-see attractions of Ecuador. Get acquainted with them, to make your trip to Ecuador much more pleasant.

1. Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila (Quito)

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Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila is an interactive institution and a sightseeing located in the capital city of Ecuador, in Quito. Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila will give you an opportunity to discover the ancient and old traditions in Ecuador, see a range of performances and demonstrations, enter the art gallery and enjoy the paintings of an artist all done with hands. You may also meet him and see how he does his paintings. You will get a very exciting experience in this sightseeing of Ecuador. There is also a meditation area where you can enjoy your rest and the relaxing atmosphere.

2. Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus (Quito)

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Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus is a very popular sightseeing of Ecuador. This church is very well-known in Quito for its large nave located in the central part of the building. The nave is fully decorated with gold and has wood carvings. Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus is one of the masterpieces of Ecuador and being a most-visited attraction in Ecuador, it will bring you great emotions and amazing experiences with its magical décor. Be sure to use the service of a knowledgeable guide, who will introduce you every single detail about this amazing spot. The service of the guide is out of charge.

3. Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay

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It is worth to visit to Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay on your tour to Ecuador. This a must-see sightseeing and an incredible attraction with rich wildlife, clean and blue water and series of variants for relaxing time. You can not only enjoy your time by lying on the send and enjoying the sun and the marine vegetation, but also make a diving to admire the underwater miracles of Ecuador. Make your travel more extreme and try the surfing. Be aware that the tides and currents may be strong, so be attentive on this case.

4. Pailon del Diablo (Banos)

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Pailon del Diablo is a natural waterfall and is undoubtedly one of the best sightseeing of Ecuador. This waterfall is a real beauty of nature and will not leave anyone without unforgettable expectations. Pailon del Diablo is especially popular among the couples who come to have their honeymoon in Ecuador. This is also a real natural gift to those who are fond of researching medical herbs, as the best herbs of Ecuador can be found just here. Pailon del Diablo is a favorite sightseeing both for educational travelers and entertaining ones.

5. El Cajas National Park (Cuenca)

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El Cajas National Park is located in the highlands of Ecuador. The name means “a gateway to the snowy mountains”. Although the temperature is mostly low here, this magical sightseeing offers a clam and beautiful atmosphere and cafes with hot drinks, including hot chocolate for making your day warmer and more pleasant. There are two entrances to the park. Choose either of them and spend a wonderful time in this amazing sightseeing of Ecudaor.

6. La Capilla Del Hombre (Quito)

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La Capilla Del Hombre is a unique sightseeing of Ecuador. This is an art museum built on the dedication of Latin Americans. The chapel includes the works of Guayasamín who introduces the history of suffer and violence of people in Latin America and out of it. The building itself is unique, too, so if you visit to Ecuador, be sure to visit to La Capilla Del Hombre, as well, because this is one of the must-see sightseeing of Ecuador.

7. Los Tuneles (Puerto Villamil)

Another incredible sightseeing of Ecuador is Los Tuneles. The first and the most amazing thing to do here are snorkeling. If you are afraid of snorkeling, you can just try to admire the whole beauty of Los Tuneles by a cruise ship. Do either of them and admire the underwater beauty of Ecuador. Here you will see sea horses, sharks, turtles. If you have a guide he will tell you a lot about the underwater inhabitants you will see. Thus you will not enjoy the beauty of the animals, but also know a lot about their age, details about their beauty and uniqueness and get a whole image about this amazing attraction of Ecuador.

8. Quito Old Town (Quito)

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Quito Old Town is one of the most amazing sightseeing of Ecuador. Here you can see churches and monasteries coming from the ancient times, museums, etc. There is too much to see and do here, but having just a simple walk around the town will be a great choice to see the attractions, as well. Get maps from the hotel you stay at. It will definitely help you make your tour in town easier.

9. Basilica del Voto Nacional (Quito)

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Basilica del Voto Nacional is a church that can be found in the central part of Quito, Ecuador. This sighseeing is a famous tourist attraction and a real beauty with jaw-dropping architecture and amazing inner decoration. You can also use the stairs to go up and enjoy the scenery of the capital city of Ecuador.

10. Laguna Quilotoa (Cotopaxi)

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Laguna Quilotoa is a gorgeous sightseeing in Ecuador. This water-filled caldera is a stunningly beautiful area with incredible mountains and villages around it. You will surely admire the scenery here and include it on the list of most impressive places you have ever been.

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Ecuador is generally a must-see country with various miracles and natural sightseeing. Making a tour to Ecuador you will get sure that you need enough time to manage to see all the beauties it offers. Make a list of the attractions you want to see the first, because you will probably have a lack of time to enjoy all of them.