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Ciudad Mitad del Mundo es un popular destino turístico de la ciudad de Quito proclamado Cultural Heritage of Ecuador. Visitors can have their photo taken of them standing on the Equator, with one foot in the Northern Hemisphere and the other in the Southern Hemisphere. It's a great way to get that much-desired photograph. In addition, they may balance an egg on a nail without having to hold it and weigh a kilo less than in other places.
Mitad del Mundo is available to visitors every day of the year. Also, on weekends there are cultural events that we suggest you attend if you go there.You can wander the Middle of the World City with family or friends and, since 2016, pet owners and their furry friends can also join in the fun, giving everyone the chance to explore the area together.
Inside the emblematic Equatorial Monument, several themes can be appreciated, starting with a time line, which highlights the main events since the arrival of the French Geodetic Mission made up of an adequate staff of academics Godin, Boguer and La Condamine- and their technicians.
Llegar a la mitad del mundo es muy fácil y hay varias opciones disponibles para hacerlo. Una de las formas más comunes de llegar es tomando un tour desde Quito. Conoce los detalles aquí.
In Mitad del Mundo city there are 19 places of tourist interest, including a planetarium, museums, squares and traditional buildings. It is the first place in the country that has a planetarium with virtual reality. Also noteworthy is the Oswaldo Guayasamín pavilion, which exhibits the works of the Ecuadorian painter and sculptor.
The construction of the railway in Ecuador was one of the engines for the progress of the country, constituting a symbol of National Unity. In 1873, 91 km was put into service from Yaguachi to Milagro, and thanks to the triumph of the Liberal Revolution in 1895, the work was resumed by General Eloy Alfaro Delgado, who continued construction and several years later the project "The most difficult railway" was born. of the world" because it passes through the devil's nose on the Condor Puñana or Condor's Nest hill.