Latacunga Ecuador, Pujili

Pujili is located 10 km kilometers west of the city of Latacunga, between Central and Eastern Cordilleras of the Andes. It is the main regional town of the province of Cotopaxi and is one of the most important tourist attractions in the region. Surrounded by golden grasslands, high mountains, in the midst of a culture that keeps in her heart and originality Andean crops and natural carpet colors.

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  • City: Latacunga
  • Sector:Southeast
  • Address:10 km. the city of Latacunga
  • Schedule of attention:Monday to Sunday
  • Cost of revenue:Free



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Information of Pujili

Pujili City is a must for tourists and foreigners who seek to know the Indian market and the imposing Zumbahua Quilotoa lagoon. It was founded in 1657 and destroyed by a violent earthquake on 28 March 199.

Included urban regeneration, reconstruction of the Palacio Municipal, signage, decorative lighting downtown streets, open spaces such as the cultural center, art studio and El Rosal Sinchaguasín Recreation Complex, and the maintenance of the cathedral, done in pumice and cutting Renaissance.

Etymologically Pujilí in Quechua means inn toys. On the outskirts of the city, a place inhabited before the Spanish arrived, continues its tradition of pottery of the first order, among other things produce glazed tiles of various colors.

Pujulí is renowned for its rich folklore which embodies unique traditional prints. "The Dancer, for example, is the central character of the celebration of Corpus Christ, which brings together all the people in the traditional processional ride, which combines tradition, ancient beliefs and popular religion. The Dancing has been described as intangible Cultural Heritage of the Nation."

Pujili currently has a refurbished historic center, where temples and monuments stand long history as the Mother Church which has a large atrium and traditional element of the liturgy. It also has natural monuments imponderable attraction.

Pujili also characterized by its beautiful painted and glazed ceramics, prepared by the expert hands of its inhabitants, which transform them into ornamental objects elegant lines and exquisite finish, worthy to be considered real treasures.

Also offers visitors Pujili delicious dishes, including baked pork stand, the Llapingachos and pastries prepared from agave nectar, delight your palate.

Latacunga, Pujili Ecuador




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