Independence Square

Local namePlaza de la Independencia
LocationGonzalez Suarez, Quito, Ecuador

Independence Square is the principal and central public square of Quito, Ecuador. This is the central square of the city and one of the symbols of the executive power of the nation. Its main feature is the monument to the independence heroes of August 10, 1809, date remembered as the First Cry of Independence of the Royal Audience of Quito from spanish monarchy. The square is flanked by the Carondelet Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, the Municipal Palace and the Plaza Grande Hotel.

The square is surrounded by the following four streets: Calle Venezuela, Calle Chile, Calle Gabriel García Moreno and the pedestrian segment of Calle Eugenio Espejo.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaza_de_la_Independencia

Address Calle Espejo, Quito, Ecuador

Coordinates -0°13'12.414" N -78°30'43.548" E

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