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Plaza Abdon Calderon

Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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The main city square of Cuenca is dominated by the magnificent Catedral de la Immaculada (New Cathedral).
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  • Average5%
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“people watch” (30 reviews)
“break dancers” (8 reviews)
“central park” (12 reviews)
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Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the beautiful plaza in the center of Cuenca known as El Centro. It is beautifully landscaped. There are various kinds of little shops around it. The flower market nearby is particularly pretty.

Thank Jonnie S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a large and beautiful park. We were there before Christmas, and the park was wonderfully decorated. Folks of all ages enjoy this park. Around the park, there are a large number of great restaurants to enjoy. The "new" cathedral is on one corner...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

ice park to relax and also fre WiFi! Which is good when looking for your next place to explore in Cuenca! Nice view of the catherdal, and it’s a nice clean park!

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

One evening on our recent 4 day trip to Cuenca, we sat on a park bench happily listening to some great jazz music spilling out of one of the bars across the road from the park. It made for a perfect people watching evening! Clean...More

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

A lovely place to stop by in and sit for awhile. This well kept oasis is right in the heart of Cuenca in front of the cathedral. It features some beautiful trees. Many locals come here and it is a great place to people watch...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The Plaza Abdon Calderon is the center and core of "El Centro" In Cuenca. It's great trees and colorful landscaping appeal to tourists and residents alike. It is great for people-watching, a casual stroll or a relaxing opportunity to occupy one of the park benches....More

Thank Gary K
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

This park is right in the middle of Cuenca and seems to always have activity. I went many times but my favorite is Sunday afternoon to sit and watch families spend time together. We have lost this gift in my country...Sundays with family

Thank martha5447
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

This park is an oasis in the middle of a very busy part of the city. In the middle there is a huge monument to the Ecuadorian hero Abdón Calderón for whom the park gets its name. There are plenty of benches where you can...More

Thank Happy-seniors2
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

If you go to Cuenca, you have or will pass by the Plaza. It’s beautiful to take pics or just seat on a bench to relax.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This parque is in the historic district by the New Cathedral. There are always lots of locals enjoying the park and was a great place to soak up the culture and traditions in this lovely city.

Thank da50
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ksuerick
4 January 2015|
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Response from Josie W | Reviewed this property |
That's right. Take the 100 bus to Gaspar Sangurima and Luis Corderro Bus stop and (turn left)walk down Luis Corderro Street 3 blocks and you will reach the Park Calderon Square
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