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

Ecuador, which is officially known as the Republic of Ecuador, is a democratic country located in South America. The official language spoken in the country is Spanish. The capital city of Ecuador – Quito, is on the list of UNESCO Heritage spots and a very popular sightseeing spot 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 US dollars, making it highly convenient, especially for those travelling from the US.

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

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 well-known in Quito for its large nave located in the central part of the building. The nave is beautifully decorated with gold and wood carvings. Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus is one of the masterpieces of Ecuador and just standing outside the magnificent facade is enough to stun visitors with its beauty. Be sure to use the service of a knowledgeable guide, who will introduce you every single detail about this amazing spot. If you want to know more about the church be sure to ask for one of the guides, who are armed with countless knowledge about the building itself.

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 waterfall and one of the most beautiful natural sites in Ecuador. This waterfall is a stunning 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 highly unique which looks stunning at nighttime when it gets lit up.

7. Los Tuneles (Puerto Villamil)

Another incredible spot to visit in Ecuador's Galapagos Islands is Los Tuneles. The most popular thing to do here is snorkeling around the area. Here you will be able to see sea horses, sharks, turtles. If you have a guide he'll usually tell you information about the underwater inhabitants you'll find there.

8. Quito Old Town (Quito)

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Quito Old Town is one of the most amazing sightseeing spots in Ecuador. Here you can see churches and monasteries that were built in the old times along with museums that explain the city's history. There is so much to see and do here, but just having a walk around the town is a great choice to see the attractions here.

9. Basilica del Voto Nacional (Quito)

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Basilica del Voto Nacional is a church located in the central part of Quito. This building is a famous tourist attraction and a real beauty with jaw-dropping architecture and amazing inner decoration. You can also take the stairs to get to the top and enjoy some beautiful views over the city of Quito and the surrounding area.

10. Laguna Quilotoa (Cotopaxi)

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Laguna Quilotoa is a gorgeous spot of natural beauty in Ecuador. This water-filled caldera is stunning with some incredible mountain scenery and villages around it. At under a few hours drive south of Quito, it makes for a great trip from the city to see some of Ecuador's natural and scenic sites.


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.