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Their influence wasn't in vain, and religious devotion was sown in people's souls. In 1649, more than two thousand people crossed the city from north to south various times during the day and night, praying for God to reveal to them the identity of the thieves who had stolen the sacred chalice from the convent of  Santa Clara.

The  28th  of  January,  1912  was  especially Ecuador main cities, Quito history, Eloy Alfaromemorable in the annals of the city's history. A large crowd of people dragged the dead body of President Eloy Alfaro through the streets. Alfaro had headed the Liberal Revolution but was assassinated in the city's prison and later incinerated at El Ejido park. On a happier note, three years later, Quito was declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO with the aim of preserving its colonial convents and churches and the historic center in general.

The city expansion towards the north and the south started during the 1980's, when the main tourist area in the north-central area of modern Quito started growing. Quito, capital city of Ecuador, is an enterprising metropolis and political center of the country.

The Galapagos is  a very important part of Ecuador history, a visit to the Galapagos can change your life.

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