Basilica Church Tour

Visit the largest neogothic church in Quito, its construction took a hundred years and legend has it that it is still unfinished and the day it is finished a cataclysm will occur. On our tour you will be able to walk through places that are normally closed and you will discover hidden secrets of the Basilica of the National Vow.

Every Day

Duration
3 hours

Easy activity

Pickup 17h00

English and Spanish

What you'll do
Take a tour in the only double-decker bus in Quito, on the tour you will discover hidden details and secrets of our city, our guides will tell you legends and stories of the capital city.
Itinerary

17h00

Beginning

Departures form Naciones Unidas Boulevard (Av. Shyris & Av. Naciones Unidas)
How to get

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17h00

We will start the tour on board  the only double-decker bus in Quito.

Visit the largest neogothic church in Quito, its construction took a hundred years and legend has it that it is still unfinished and the day it is finished a cataclysm will occur.

On our tour you will be able to walk through places that are normally closed and you will discover hidden secrets of the Basilica of the National Vow.

This church has unique viewpoints, on our tour we will have access to the balconies, from this point you will be able to observe the animals of Ecuador that were places instead of the gargoyles.

We will also go up to the Condor tower and the clock tower, from this point you will have the best view of the city and be able to take the best pictures of Quito.

Finally we will access  the catacombs to be able to admire this mysterious part of the church.

The night ends with a delicious hot canelazo, a typical drink from the Andes, made with naranjilla, cinnamon and liquor. We are waiting for you on our secret tour of Quito!
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Indications
The Basilica of the National Vow Quito Tour includes
  • Double decker bus tour
  • Basilica entrance, and access to walk through places that are normally closed
  • Canelazo, hot drink
Not includes
  • Food
  • Tips
Location
Recently travelers reviews​
Sandra Guerrero
Sandra Guerrero
2022-09-06
Muy chévere, lastimosamente, cruzar el centro histórico es demorado y resta tiempo para estar en El Panecillo.
Ruth Moreno
Ruth Moreno
2022-09-05
Excelente atención, el recorrido muy bonito, la guía turística eficiente 👏👏👏
Alexita M
Alexita M
2022-08-28
It was good, guides need to speak slower when speaking in English so that they are understood. Overall a great hop on and off service.
Jorge Pinto
Jorge Pinto
2022-08-02
Muy divertido para conocer parte de nuestra hermosa ciudad
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