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Baños de Agua Santa is located in the Tungurahua province, 180 km from the city of Quito. Surrounded by beautiful rivers including the spectacular Rio Pastaza serving as a backdrop for adventure sports. Its climate is hot and humid at a height of 1800 m on the slopes of Tungurahua volcano. Bathrooms have beautiful landscapes which thousands of visitors come to admire for spiritual and physical peace.

Data of interest

  • Region: Sierra
  • Province:Tungurahua
  • Latitude:01º 24' S
  • Length:078º 25' O
  • Climate:18º C a 20º C
  • Population:18.000 (estimate 2008)
  • Foundation:December, 1570
  • Mayor:Dr. Carlos Ortega
  • Zip code:EC020150
  • Area code:593 3
  • Currency:American dollar
  • Predominant language:Spanish
  • Airport:-
  • Distance from Guayaquil:442 km. aprox.
  • Distance from Quito:180 km. aprox.

 

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Información de la ciudad de Baños

Baños de Agua Santa, a paradise, is the gateway to the Ecuadorian Amazon, with lush vegetation worthy of admiration of all who visit this beautiful county.

The city of Baños has become a center of tourism to national and international visitors, this is the ideal place for ecotourism and extreme sports in nature. Allowing visitors to enjoy natural landscapes along the route of the Cascades, where you can see beautiful landscapes.

Known worldwide for its medicinal waters that spring from the interior of the earth, of volcanic origin, rich in minerals, which since ancient times Indians Spanish colonists and friars, came to refresh them, which gave rise to its name.

One of the main attractions of the city of Baños is the Tungurahua volcano is an attraction that can not help but admire the majesty of the mountain of 5016 m encouraged mountaineering enthusiasts of all countries to conquer its summit, Today the volcano is in an eruptive process.

Other attractions offered Baños de Agua Santa with thermal pools, visit the Falls Road, through which you can enjoy beautiful natural landscapes in which water is the undisputed star. More than 60 are the waterfalls can be visited, among which are that of Agnes Mary of Pailón del Diablo or the Manto de la Novia, which are three of the most visited in the area.

The Basilica de la Reina del Rosario de Agua Santa, no doubt for all the inhabitants of Baños, is the most important architectural infrastructure of the county, this work of art challenged the time and history as it was in 1944 when construction was finally completed . The Virgen de Agua Santa is attributed many miracles, his devotees have witnessed through hundreds of offerings that are inside the sanctuary.

Baños is also the only city in Ecuador suitable for practicing various adventure sports such as rafting, kayaking, canyoning, rock climbing, bungee jumping, horseback riding, nature walks and mountain biking.

Its many attractions and the warmth of its people make it one of the most visited cities in the country, delivering products and quality services.

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