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As is common in many of Ecuador's plazas, it is part park with many trees, hedge-lined paths and grassy areas. It is very busy with shoe-shiners and ice-cream sellers, but they don't hassle you at all.
It is the centre of town, so is close...More
The hub of downtown Cuenca and the site of the truly stunning church, this square is filled with wonder. Local sweets being sold along the street, shoe shine stands that are eager to please, everything comes together as one symphony of Ecuador! Enjoy!
A central square which is the setting for some of the most colorful events in Cuenca. The square itself is a perfect respite with looming shade trees and plenty of seating. With the blue domes gracing the sky above you, the architecture of the surrounding...More
There is no better place to people-watch than in Parque Calderon! This tile-paved (careful, it can be slippery when it rains!) park is lovely and always bustling with people who are out and about; yet it's very peaceful. There are plenty of benches so you...More
This was a very nice place. Every night I was there live music was being performed. There were also many nice places to eat. Locals seemed to enjoy it and was just a fun, relaxing way to spend the evening.
In the centre of the town is Parque Abdón Calderón, named after a hero of Ecuador’s war of independence who was born in Cuenca.
The old cathedral and new cathedral (called the Cathedral de la Inmaculada Concepción) are on opposite sides of this central square,...More
Lovely big square in the centre of the city only two blocks from our hotel Carvello, two cathedrals are situated at the top and bottom and there are lots of locals mingling and sitting on the benches under shady trees.
We returned at 5pm to...More