Duration: 6 hours
Departures: Every Day
Difficulty: Fácil

Historical visit to Cuenca

Description

The beautiful city of Cuenca is considered a colonial jewel both for its cultural and historical richness which is why it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its charming cobblestone streets and picturesque squares combine with the neo-Gothic architecture where you can explore and learn about the life of the place.

Included
  • Pick up / Drop off
  • Certified bilingual Guide
  • Transport
  • Tickets to the mentioned attractions
Highlights

Stop at the Mirador del Turi.

Visit the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of Cuenca

Visit the Basilica and Catholic Sanctuary of Cuenca.

Enjoy free time in the Calderon Park.

Visit the Pumapungo Museum.

Tour the Plaza de las Flores.

ITINERARY

  • Viewpoint of Turi

    Located on the top of a hill, the viewpoint offers us an incredible view of the city of Cuenca and its surroundings that we can admire. This landscape is formed by the red roofs of the city, the historical churches and the mountains that surround it.

     

  • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

    The Architectural work is located in the Historic Center of Cuenca, and has become an emblematic symbol of the city besides being a Jewel of Ecuadorian Colonial Art.

     

  • Basilica and Catholic Sanctuary Cuenca

    Known as a symbol of the Catholic faith of the people of Cuenca, its neo-Gothic style stands out thanks to its tall towers and the detailed sculptures that adorn the facade, making it an indispensable visit for travelers exploring the city.

     

  • Calderon Park

    Named in honor of the first Ecuadorian President, Abdón Calderón, it is a meeting point for locals and tourists thanks to its cheerful and colorful atmosphere, in the center of the park is the iconic statue of the Liberator Simón Bolívar.

  • Pumapungo Museum

    Here we can observe pre Columbian objects and pieces that teach us about the culture of the region. The museum offers every visitor the opportunity to explore the cultural heritage of Ecuador.

  • Visit to the Plaza de las Flores

    This charming and picturesque corner is the last one we will visit on this Tour, the fragrance of the great variety of flowers and decorative plants creates a very lively and pleasant environment for anyone who decides to visit it.

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