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Independence Plaza (Plaza de la Independencia)

Plaza de la Independencia, known as Plaza Grande to the locals, was Quito’s main square in the 16th century, serving as central market and bullfighting area. The plaza contains several important buildings: the Archbishop’s Palace to the ... 

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Jesuit Curch built 1605-1765

October 2014

Unfortunately photos were not permitted inside the church, but this picture gives an idea of the 22 karat gold leaf that covers the entire carved stone interior.

Mercardo Santa Clara

March 2014

Colorful fruit display

Mercado Santa Clara

March 2014

Colorful fruit display

Close up

October 2013

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A close up shot of the statue

Statue

October 2013

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Statue of the Virgin Mary with wings - only one of Mary with wings in the world!

South

October 2013

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The south side of Quito

Quito

October 2013

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Valley of Quito taken from the statue of the Virgin

Plaza

October 2013

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Looking out over the plaza

Church

October 2013

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An old 16th century church in Quito

Plaza

October 2013

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One of the main plazas in Quito

Convention

October 2013

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Inside a convention in Quito

Guards

October 2013

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Guards outside the president's office in Quito

Plaza

October 2013

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Panoramic view of the plaza

Plaza

October 2013

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Main plaza in Quito - statue is of the lion being defeated - symbolizing the Ecuadorian independence over the Spanish

Balconies

October 2013

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Flower pots on the balconies downtown

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