ROUTE OF PALACES

ROUTE OF PALACES

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08h50
Meeting point
Palace of the Circassian, Colon and August 10 Avenue

09h00
Join the Palace of the Circassian.
Built in 1890 by Manuel Jijón and Larrea, and in 1930 expanded by the most famous of its inhabitants, Jacinto Jijón and Caamaño.

10h15
Explanation of the facade of the “Mena del Hierro” palace
Built in 1940 by Don Alberto Mena Caamaño and his wife Isabel del Hierro Portilla, both wealthy aristocrats who left several contributions to the city of Quito including art, culture and education.

10h30
Santa Clara of San Millán plaza facade
Here the church of Santa Clara of San Millán, built in 1939 by famed German architect Peter Bruning rises.

10h45
Visit Park Julio Andrade
Lung important bearing the name of a major political and military leader of the ecuadorian liberalism.

11h00
Income and explanation of the center of Najas Palace
It was completed in 1925 by the Durini brothers to be the residence of wealthy lebanese businessman Constantino Najas and his wife Susanne Delavelle. In 1943 it became the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

WHAT TO BRING?

  • Sunhat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sweater waterproof
  • Moisturizing drinks

Complementary services
Sanitary facilities: Palace of the Circassian.

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