The Historic Center of Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a captivating journey through time. Its cobblestone streets, colonial architecture, and centuries-old churches stand as a testament to the city’s rich history. The central square, Independence Plaza, is surrounded by significant landmarks like the Presidential Palace and the Metropolitan Cathedral. The heart of the city pulses with cultural energy, housing museums, art galleries, and traditional markets where indigenous and modern influences collide. Exploring the Historic Center is like stepping into a living museum, where every corner tells a story of Quito’s evolution from its indigenous roots to its colonial past and vibrant present.