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Av 9 de octubre, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is the closest Guayaquil gets to a Central Park. Unclear as to what 100 year anniversary to which it is dedicated. It may be the liberation of Ecuador because it is bifucated by Blvd 9 de October which is the street named for the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Also known as Parque de las Iguanas, the park is home to countless iguanas freely roaming around and so used to people taking photos of them. Kids love playing with them. Some iguanas are so smart they nod at you relentlessly to feed them. Try...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BonkersExplorer
Reviewed 28 October 2017

While in downtown make sure you take a look at what is possibly our second best known monument (after the "Rotonda"), which is the "columna de los proceres", inside this park. It will not take you more than 30 minutes to walk around this place...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Christian S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

If you position yourself in the center of the city sure find you a full monument of history that they over contains the events of guayaquil's independence, its called la Columna de los Próceres this great park that divide one of the main avenues of...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Benjamin-Duvauchelle
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a small but interesting park. There are iguanas all over the place, and they're very interesting to watch. Be careful if you walk under the trees, the iguanas tend to hang out on the bigger branches and will occasionally drop some unpleasant gifts...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank nebraskagolfer2017
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This park features what I consider to be the "Statue of Liberty" of Ecuador. I first came here over 40 years ago and the park has only gotten more beautiful with age. I have sat in this park for hours enjoying the ambiance and smoking...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Parque Centenario is a stop on the Metro line, it lets you off on 9 de October which is one of if not the busiest street in the city. The park has a lot of very nice statues, great gardens and walkways.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 7 July 2016

If you place yourself in the center of the city of Guayaquil sure you come across this big park that divides one of the main avenues of the city, it contains a monument full of history that reflects the events of the independence of the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank ivanisraelrv
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Parque centenario is one of the largest parks in Guayaquil,it is located on Av. 9 de Octubre and Lorenzo de Garaycoa, in this place you can have a good time with friends and family and enjoy nature. in this park there are some monuments, in...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Marcia Q
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Typical city central park, 2 blocks on each side. The eastern side was under construction when we were there, so only one-half the park was open. But it was bustling with street musicians, vendors of lots of weird stuff, and iguanas! Lots of them. Good,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank David A
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