Rumiñahui Civic Plaza

Work of the master of arts Oswaldo Guayasamin , man of local  ancestors and great experience and prestige in painting, sculpture and engraving, whose works of art have been internationally  recognized.

The monument has an average height of 12 meters and is realized in carved brass, iron and concrete. The base is coated by red ceramic, which symbolizes the burning of Quito to the Spaniards arrival.

A sculpture to honor our brave Indian warrior Rumiñahui, who preached to his people: “Fire and ashes to the invaders”. The spears of the sides symbolize the Indigenous people in struggle, and the arms raised remind us of the value and pride of our race.


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