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Mirador de Turi

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Address: D. Gonzalez del Barco, Cuenca, Ecuador

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A beautiful view.

I suggest that you go in the afternoon with the sun setting behind you. A good place to take photographs of the old city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Visited as part of a bus tour. Breathtaking views of the valley. Some craft stalls, a nice place to purchase alpaca shawls. If you go make sure you visit the Eduardo Vega ceramic studio.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I suggest that you go in the afternoon with the sun setting behind you. A good place to take photographs of the old city.

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Aruba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A very nice ride up to Mirador Turi. At the top awaits a breathtaking view of the city of CUENCA. They have some binoculars for closer views and of course you can take some awesome pictures. Some small shops and eatery are also available on site. Not to be missed on your visit!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Fabulous view, too bad you can't go into the church. Would help if there was a bit of history about the church. Plus the area needs cleaning up....for such a tourist attraction, it's pretty dirty and run down. Too bad!

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Columbia Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We took the public bus up to the Mirador de Turi and it was worth it! Just before the Mirador you can get off and visit the museum of Eduardo Vega, a famous Ecuadorian ceramics artist. My husband and I lived and worked in Ecuador for over a year and we bought many Vega pieces, they are incredible, so the... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The best views on Cuenca. Go there just before sunset around 6 PM to get the best light for photos. A taxi will charge around 3,00 - 3,50 USD to get there from the center of town and can wait for you to take you back. Or take the tourist buses from Parque Calderon. They also stop in Turi and... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I wish I had more time there, there was all sorts of little shops and places surrounding the lookout point. And the view is incredible, with the spanish tile rooftops surrounded by mountains

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Not sure there's a better view of the city. This is excellent, iconic and a must see in the city. Check out the local crafts shops nearby as well.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I climbed the stairs to Turi (exhausted). It was worth the 700+ steps. The view is incredible and I recommend that all visitors go to Turi before they leave Cuenca. There are tour buses that go to Turi as well, which would be less exhausting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Take the bus tour (the south route) and it will take you to this top of the hill where you stop at the Reina del Cisne and have a panoramic view of Cuenca. You can see Cuenca at the top of the hill. There is no fee to go to the top but there is $8 pay to take the... More 

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Address: D. Gonzalez del Barco, Cuenca, Ecuador
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca

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