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“Almost the centre of the world - just slightly offset due to earth movements.”
Review of Mitad del Mundo

Mitad del Mundo
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US$30,00*
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Full-Day Mitad del Mundo Tour
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: It is located approximately 20 minutes away from Quito, at San Antonio de Pichincha. The "Mitad del Mundo City" surrounding the monument includes several restaurantes and folk-lore shops, museums about the mission that measured the Earth, the "Solar Cuture Museom" (with a display of the lates investigations about the real middle of the world), and a Planetarium. Inside the monument is an interesting Ethnic Museum. Youcan shop and place one foot on the northern Hemisphere and the other on the southern Hemisphere.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has a very interesting Indian village and knowldgeable guides, Also, gives a good undersatnding ofd the physics of the equator and its important in our wellbeing.

Thank keithst137
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"equator line"
in 77 reviews
"nice monument"
in 15 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 31 reviews
"actual equator"
in 37 reviews
"southern hemisphere"
in 29 reviews
"yellow line"
in 32 reviews
"interesting place"
in 19 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 12 reviews
"science experiments"
in 13 reviews
"other attractions"
in 12 reviews
"both sides"
in 14 reviews
"bucket list"
in 14 reviews
"true equator"
in 12 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 22 reviews
"taking pictures"
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"entrance fee"
in 26 reviews
"planetarium"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way from Mindo back to Quito - pleased we did but I would not recommend navigating Quito's heavy traffic just to go here if your time is limited.

A busy tourist spot with some interesting educational materials and lots of pic taking of people "straddling" the Equator or trying ot balance an egg in the line.

Thank EngagedSeattle_WA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky I had weekend free at Quito.

I visited this place as part of the Quito Tour Bus day tour.

A very unique, enjoyable and fantastic place - it has something for everyone!

A must visit if you are in Quito.

Thank ShirishParanjape
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If this is part of the tour from community hostel, the first part of the stop, the true center of the world, is the better part of the tour. The tour guide was great. The site is nicely kept up and the demonstrations are enlightening. You can skip the second part and just get photos from outside.

Thank WyoWorld
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where else to you have a painted line where you can stand in both hemispheres (even though it might not he exactly in the right spot)? Great place to take teenagers in Quito.

1  Thank JackinDenver
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