Study Abroad in Quito

What to Expect in Quito

Sit back, relax, and dream about everything that awaits when you study abroad in Quito. 

Imagine exploring vibrant neighborhoods and admiring the beautiful colonial Spanish architecture that makes the city a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dive into the city’s tradition and varied influences and adventure to the equator in Mitad del Mundo where you can learn more about Ecuador’s indigenous people.

Whether you’re practicing your Spanish, studying the environment in this biodiverse region, walking through the city’s street, or on a hike, the opportunities for adventure are endless when you study abroad in Quito. 

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Top 5 Things to Do in Quito

Stand on the Equator
Travel via bus to the place where the northern and southern hemispheres meet and stand at the middle of the Earth.
Wander Through Historic Old Town
Stroll the streets to get a feel for the city and see the historically charming architecture.
Climb a Volcano
Trek to the top of Volcano Pichincha just outside the city for beautiful views of Quito and its surrounding landscapes.
Try Authentic, Local Cuisine
From grilled plantains to freshly-squeezed juices, your taste buds will thank you.
Explore & Unwind in Itchimbia Park
This park is home to Quito's cultural center and offers running paths, picnic spots, and more for a relaxing day.

About the IES Abroad Center