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El Panecillo

Costado del Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 96 890 2961
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Costado del Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 96 890 2961
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can take a taxi or enter the endless stairs, nice view of the city, but only in good weather, not bad

Thank JustinExplores
Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing views of the city of Quito from the Panecillo try going in the evening for an amazing show of lights twinkling throughout the city

Thank Jaime G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great monument to see. It is more spectacular from a bit of a distance though. You do get the grand scale of it when you are at the base but the pictures are better just a ways back. The views from the top of the...More

Thank Kurt I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth taking the public transit or hop onoff bus to get up to the top and see the view of quito and to see the virgin up close. there is also a room with some of the history in the área under the virgin.

Thank KarenB_007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice trip I did with some friend to see Virgin of Panecillo where you can see around the whole city ..!!!

Thank V4010MFjessica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went up to the top of hill to see this monument. It was part of a tour we took with Suviatour. Interesting monument and great view of the old city and the surrounding hills and volcanos

Thank niagarariverfatman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Quito view. Make sure you go during daytime since I was told it can be dangerous during night. Be ready to spend around 1 hr and if you want to enjoy a nice coffee or cold beer, visit Pim's Panecillo with nice ambient and...More

Thank Gilberto N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This monument is akin to the Statue of Liberty in New York City - it's completely emblematic of the city and completely stunning when seen on a clear day from a distance, alight with Christmas decorations in December or as the sunsets. Unfortunately, this monument...More

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful slight and there is a Restaurant where to eat at a very reasonable price with excellent views.

Thank Pablo V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a small hill located at five minutes from the historic center of Quito. At the top there is a very nice view of the whole historic center. Also at the top there are some sellers of crafts and souvenirs from Quito, it is...More

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Do they have fixed hours to go to the top of the Statue? Or is it allowed 24 hours? I am planning to go to El Panecillo in the evening time and want to be able to climb to the top of the Statue as well.
17 October 2016|
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Response from Middlemiss | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not 24 hrs. To be honest the view from the base of the statue is worthwhile.