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Cuenca City Tour

3 hours +/-

Tour Description

The tour begins with a visit to the city’s Historic Center. We will visit the church San Sebastian, a picturesque and traditional neighborhood of Cuenca, the Modern Art Museum, where the famous International Biennial of Painting takes place permanently, the Calderon Park (central park), the Flower Plaza, the Church del Carmen, and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, best known as the New Cathedral, considered to be one of the biggest churches in Latin America. There is also a visit to the Cathedral El Sagrario, commonly known as the Old Cathedral, the city’s first Cathedral. Afterwards, we will visit El Paja Toquilla Hat Factory, where you can observe the elaborate process of producing the finest Panama hats.

The route continues with a visit to the El Barranco del río Tomebamba, which demonstrates a balance between architecture and the natural environment. The houses are attached to the incline, displaying their majesty and charm.

The tour will be finished at the Mirador de Turi (scenic viewpoint) where the landscape of a valley full of red roofs and church domes is framed by imposing mountains.

 Tour Notes

  • Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, hat, and jacket are recommended
  • Lunch is available for an additional cost
  • Sequence, times and visits are subject to change

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