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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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"people watch"
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"break dancers"
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"central park"
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"grab an ice cream"
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"gathering place"
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"square block"
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"bernard dogs"
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"lovely park"
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"beautiful trees"
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"tour buses"
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"the heart of the city"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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

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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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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Of Cuenca, Equador, that is. This plaza defines the city historically with TWO cathedrals (Nuevo y Viejo), numerous tiny artisan shops and a hustle & bustle that reminds each visitor --- El Centro is the heart of Cuenca & the Plaza Calderon is its pulse.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

The place to be on any given day, but especially on the weekends, is Plaza Abdon or Park Calderon. It's a small plaza that's a park. Just about all parades start here and other activities in park make a must visit on a nice sunny...More

Thank rlhatton
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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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