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Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo)
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Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo) Tours and Tickets

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The Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo) commemorates the site where the 18th-century French explorer Charles Marie de la Condamine once calculated the globe's equatorial line. A trapezoidal monument in the center of the park houses a viewing platform; a small museum on the equator pays tributes to local indigenous cultures.

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Manuel Cordova Galarza, Quito, Ecuador
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Full Day Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Mitad del Mundo

Full Day Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Mitad del Mundo

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Get a sense of the architecture, history, and culture of Quito during this private tour visiting the city’s top sights. Start with an exploration of the historic city center of this Ecuadorian capital, visiting its main Basilica, Independence Plaza, and many more colonial-era sites. Then take a trip aboard the Teleférico to a peak more than 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) above the city for sublime views, finishing your day at ‘Mitad del Mundo,’ a monument marking where the earth’s equator splits the world into north and south.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.00
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$118.00

Middle of the World Tour With Tickets -

Middle of the World Tour With Tickets - "Small Group"

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See where the equator divides the northern and southern hemispheres on this tour of the Middle of the World Monument from Quito. Climb aboard a 20th-century replica tram to head to the museum built to honor a French expedition and where numerous Ecuadorian crafts and items are displayed. This tour highlights one of Ecuador's most popular attractions and allows travelers plenty of time for exploring, shopping, and learning, too.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.00
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$19.00

Middle of the World Half-Day Tour from Quito Including Entrances

Middle of the World Half-Day Tour from Quito Including Entrances

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Cover some of Quito's highlights, including the Middle of the World (Mitad del Mundo) and the Pululahua Crater, on this double-decker bus tour. During the half-day tour, you'll learn about the landmarks and popular attractions in Quito from your guide and enjoy VIP access to all of the attractions in the Middle of the World Complex.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
Price varies by group size
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$75.00
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Historic City of Quito and The Middle of the World -

Historic City of Quito and The Middle of the World - "Small Group"

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Explore Quito’s UNESCO-listed historic center and visit the famous Equator Line on this full-day tour from Quito. Admire landmarks such as the Basilica del Voto Nacional and Independence Plaza on a walking tour of Quito; take in the views from the Mirador del Panecillo viewpoint; then walk along the Equator Line at the Mitad del Mundo. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

Private Full-Day Mindo Cloud Forest,Butterfly Farm, Chocolate Tour bird watching

Private Full-Day Mindo Cloud Forest,Butterfly Farm, Chocolate Tour bird watching

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Mindo, just two hours from Quito, is in a biodiverse cloud forest that's home to hundreds of species of birds and butterflies. This full-day tour with a private driver and guide includes a visit to a butterfly farm and a tour of a chocolate factory plus one other eco-adventure of your choosing, including ziplining, hiking, or an orchid farm visit, for a customized experience.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Otavalo Tour from Quito Visiting Cayambe, Indigenous Market, Small groups

Otavalo Tour from Quito Visiting Cayambe, Indigenous Market, Small groups

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Combine culture with nature on this full-day tour of Otavalo Marketplace and Cuicocha Lagoon, ideal for first-time visitors with limited time in Ecuador. Departing Quito, you’ll travel to Otavalo Marketplace, one of Latin America’s largest markets, to browse stalls for colorful, artisan souvenirs. See, too, the Peguche Waterfall and Cuicocha Lagoon, on which you;ll enjoy a short boat ride.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00
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Quito City Tour Double Decker Bus

Quito City Tour Double Decker Bus

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Tour the capital city of Quito at your leisure aboard this popular hop-on hop-off bus tour. Enjoy hassle-free double-decker transportation through narrow city streets as you make your way to numerous city attractions and landmarks. Choose to get off at any of the stops and make the most of your time in Quito.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.00
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$15.00
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Cotopaxi Full-Day Small Group Tour from Quito

Cotopaxi Full-Day Small Group Tour from Quito

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Within the Cotopaxi National Park is the active Cotopaxi volcano, an elevation of 5,897 meters above sea level located in the Cordillera de Los Andes and an exceptional variety of flora and fauna species.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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$69.00
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Quito Airport Arrival Transfer to Hotel
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Quito Airport Arrival Transfer to Hotel

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Skip the public transportation and enjoy an easy Arrival, Airport and Ground Transfer in Quito. After landing in Mariscal Sucre International Airport join other travelers to depart for your Quito hotel in a shared minivan.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Private Tour: Middle of the World & Pululahua Crater. All entrances included!

Private Tour: Middle of the World & Pululahua Crater. All entrances included!

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Straddle two different hemispheres during this half-day visit to the equator at Ecuador’s famous ‘Mitad del Mundo.' Try out some unique physics experiments demonstrating the influence of the earth’s poles at the Intiñan Museum. This trip includes a guide, Intiñan Museum entrance fees, round-trip hotel transport, and an optional upgrade for a private tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

Mindo Tour Including Coffee, Chocolate, and Cloud Forest

Mindo Tour Including Coffee, Chocolate, and Cloud Forest

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Boasting a huge diversity of birdlife, the Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve draws ornithologists worldwide. It’s also a popular destination for anyone wishing to escape the busy streets of Quito. With a private guide to help you set the itinerary, you can visit a butterfly farm, trek to waterfalls, go river tubing, and taste locally made chocolate and coffee. Transport is made easy with private hotel pickup in a 4WD vehicle.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

The Original Quito City Tour in Trolley with Hotel Pick-up -

The Original Quito City Tour in Trolley with Hotel Pick-up - "Small Group"

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Experience the best of Quito on this replica traditional tram tour. Trundle through the Ecuadorian capital’s colonial and modern neighborhoods; and hear tales of the city’s history and culture you might miss if alone. See the Plaza Grande and Basilica of the National Vow; admire panoramic views, and savor local ice cream (own cost). Monday tours bring the chance to watch the Changing of the Guard at the Presidential Palace.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.00
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$15.00

Otavalo, Cotacachi and Cuicocha Tour With Optional Hotel Pick-Up -

Otavalo, Cotacachi and Cuicocha Tour With Optional Hotel Pick-Up - "Small Group"

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Journey through Ecuador’s incredible landscapes and stop on route for photos and to visit Otavalo Market on this tour from Quito. Head north along the Pan-American highway, taste biscuits in Cayambe, and hop out at Otavalo Market to experience the local shopping culture by bartering for handicrafts. Then, stop at Cuicocha Lagoon—a crater lake below Cotacachi Volcano—to snap photos and perhaps take an optional boat ride (additional cost).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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$49.00

Full Day Middle of the World, Cable Car and Quito City Shared Tour

Full Day Middle of the World, Cable Car and Quito City Shared Tour

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Don’t worry about confusing and time-consuming public transit in Quito; instead, opt for a comprehensive full-day excursion which covers several city highlights and includes private transportation. Ideal for visitors with limited time in the city, visit the Basilica del Voto Nacional, tour the old town, and more in the company of a local guide, learning more than you could if exploring independently.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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$69.00

Mindo Day Tour including Chocolate Tasting, Hummingbirds, and Cloud Forest Hike

Mindo Day Tour including Chocolate Tasting, Hummingbirds, and Cloud Forest Hike

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Discover the amazingly diverse wildlife and scenic beauty of the cloud forests of Mindo during this 8-hour day trip from Quito. This unique ecological area is known for having one of the highest concentrations of biodiversity anywhere on earth, including numerous exotic species of birds along with a wealth of fun attractions. During your excursion, you'll first stop by the Hummingbird Garden and walk into the forest to admire the beauty of this natural reserve before proceeding to Mindo. In Mindo, you can choose from among a range of optional activities (at your own expense), including a visit to a chocolate factory, an orchid garden tour, ziplining, a bird-watching trip with a local expert, and much more.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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$109.00

Middle of the World and Quito Private City Tour

Middle of the World and Quito Private City Tour

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Visit two of the world’s most interesting locations on a full-day private tour. First, visit one of only two inhabited volcanic craters in the world and see how locals are living. Then, head to the Intiñan Museum to visit the exact division of the northern and southern hemispheres at 00º 00’ 00”. Lastly, head to Quito for a tour of the world’s first UNESCO-listed city and learn about its rich history.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Cotopaxi & Quilotoa With Optional Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off -

Cotopaxi & Quilotoa With Optional Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off - "Small Group"

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Check out two of Ecuador’s top natural attractions—the Cotopaxi Volcano and Quilotoa lagoon—and their natural landscapes with ease on this day trip from Quito. Head to Cotopaxi National Park to see its snow-capped volcano—stopping to drink coca leaf tea on route to reduce altitude sickness—before visiting Limpiopungo Lagoon and Quilotoa’s turquoise caldera lagoon. Plus, during your trip, stop to browse a local market or two.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00
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$54.00

Private Transfer IN of Quito

Private Transfer IN of Quito

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Our driver will be waiting in the arrivals hall just after you collect your luggage and show a poster showing the name of the lead passenger.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.00
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$48.00
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Quilotoa Full Day Tour - All included with Quito pick up & drop off

Quilotoa Full Day Tour - All included with Quito pick up & drop off

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This is a full day tour from Quito to visit the Quilotoa Lagoon, an incredible turquoise-colored lake located inside the caldera of an active volcano. On the way to Quilotoa, you will also stop to enjoy breakfast at the scenic Chuquiragua Lodge, located in the foothills of the Cotopaxi Volcano. A great way to escape from the city and return to Quito the same day!
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  • 15 to 16 hours
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$64.30
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$64.30

Mitad del Mundo including entrances

Mitad del Mundo including entrances

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Tick off two of Ecuador’s top attractions in one day during a full-day tour of Pululahua crater and the Middle of the World Monument (Mitad del Mundo) from Quito. Ascend to a lookout point above Pululahua crater, one of only two inhabited craters in the world, and spend the day exploring the Middle of the World Monument (Mitad del Mundo) complex, where the North and South Hemispheres collide. Your tour also includes access to the planetarium and the Equatorial Museum.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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City Tour in Quito. Muffin, Cable Car, Historic Center and Middle of the World

City Tour in Quito. Muffin, Cable Car, Historic Center and Middle of the World

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The tour includes a visit to the Virgin of El Panecillo, located in the heart of the city, from where you can see the south, center and north of the city. Then, a visit to the main attraction of Quito: the Monument to the Middle of the World (ticket not included), which aims to highlight the exact location of the equator or equator, from which the country takes its name. Additionally, you can also visit the Intiñán and Templo del Sol museums. Tickets to these two places are not included in the tour price. Before finalizing the tour you will visit the crater of the Pululahua volcano, which is one of the very few inhabited craters in the world and is located within one of the most important geobotanical reserves in the country. It is possible that the order of activities is changed, to take better advantage of the weather conditions. The price applies to groups of two or more passengers.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.77
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$155.77

Quito Old Town Tour with Gondola Ride and Visit to the Equator

Quito Old Town Tour with Gondola Ride and Visit to the Equator

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This popular private tour hits all of Quito's top attractions. Follow your expert local guide through the capital city's historic district, stand on the equator and ride on the highest gondola in South America. This full-day experience is perfect for travelers who want to gain insight and understanding into the history and culture of Quito.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00
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$140.00
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Full-Day Middle of the World Monument Tour from Quito

Full-Day Middle of the World Monument Tour from Quito

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When the French Geodesic Mission surveyed the equator in 1739, they declared the spot of this monument outside Qutio as the Middle of the World. With this full-day tour from Quito, enjoy a day away from the city as you visit the Middle of the World monument, as well as the real Latitude Zero 787 feet away. You’ll have time to visit the Ethnographic Museum and the Inti Nan Museum.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.80
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$71.80

Mitad del Mundo and Teleferico Private tour

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Mitad del Mundo and Teleferico Private tour

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Explore the equator line complex. It is halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole, at 0 degrees latitude. You will walk on the equator that divides the planet into a Northern Hemisphere and a Southern Hemisphere. Discover all the information about the Geodesical French Mision and take amazing photos in the equator line. In the complex you have the monument, the equator line representation (240 m south of the 0,0,000), cocoa and beer museum. In the afternoon you'll ride the gondola, running from the edge of the city up the east side of Pichincha Volcano to lookout Cruz Loma. It is one of the highest aerial lifts in the world, rising from 3,117 m (10,226 ft) to 3,945 m (12,943 ft). During the ascent that takes about twenty minutes it is possible to see the city and two ecosistems that are mountain andean forest and moorlands.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.00
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo) costs USD 12.83. Guided Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo) tours start around USD 12.83 per person.
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