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Mirador de Turi

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Address: D. Gonzalez del Barco, Cuenca, Ecuador

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Great lookout over Cuenca!

Took the bus tour up...it was nice, the view was spectacular. It was a holiday so the whole village was out in their sunday best. Traffic was a mess, but it was worth it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Louisville, Kentucky
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

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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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Affords a great view of Cuenca, and you can also browse some souvenir shops that have decent prices (a little higher than Otavalo's marketplace, but why compare). There is also a neat canopy ropes course if you climb up to the top of the hill. Overall, a nice, essential side-trip from Cuenca and we liked the village surrounding it.

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maryland
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10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Termas de Papallacta, Papallacta This hotel was first class all the way. Everyone on our tour that got the massage agreed it was the best ever. It was an additional cost but less that you would pay in the USA and better that I have had anywhere else in the world. That includes Thailand and China.

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Arlington
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Vey impressive site to view the city. The cathedral is beautiful and the shops and eateries are very quaint. A nice restaurant up at the top too but we did not eat there. Gift shop has a lot to offer, up at the top above the parking area.

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Budapest
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

not at all impressed by it. a city tour costs 8$, it gives you an impression about the city as a whole. they make a special stop at Mirador de Turi where you get a cinamon drink and have to wait 20 minutes before the bus starts again. no better view than you have from the city, except you are... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I think most of people get to Turi by regular or panoramic bus, the guys from the hostel where I was organized a free "walking tour" which I joined and really enjoyed, it took one hour to get there and we arrived right before the sunset.

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Georgia
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Took the bus tour up...it was nice, the view was spectacular. It was a holiday so the whole village was out in their sunday best. Traffic was a mess, but it was worth it!

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I took the local tour bus which left us for 20 minutes or so atop Turi.....should just call it "touristy"......again not much going on.

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Kew Gardens, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

we took a tour bus, so we didn't spend too much time in the little shop. I didn't like that I felt rushed. But the view was really nice!

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

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