Ecuador’s capital city of Quito is a large and sprawling center. Housing more than 2.5 million residents the city is understandably a mix of sleek/urban, industrial, and everything in between. But one section of the city is particularly noteworthy – the Historic District. More commonly referred to as Old Town this sector is crammed full of restored colonial buildings built as early as the 16th century.
Take a look at what this well-preserved center of Spanish colonialism looks like today.