This handsome Neoclassical structure with Greek muses in the pediment is the Sucre National Theater. Ecuador’s largest theatre opened in 1886. The performing arts venue is popular for its schedule of plays, concerts and dances. The culture center is also home to the National Symphonic Orchestra. Quito’s oldest theater is named after Antonio José de Sucre. He won the Battle of Pichincha and liberated Quito from the Spanish in 1822.