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Address: Cuenca, Ecuador
Description: Separating the colonial section from the modern residential areas of the...
Separating the colonial section from the modern residential areas of the town of Cuenca, this river features scenic walking paths along its north bank and several Inca ruins.
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Unique place in the city

If you want a nice walk along a river that tomebamba has it all, there are also nice restaurants with view of the river depending which side you are walking (3 de noviembre)

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

There are several rivers that flow through Cuenca, all at a fairly steep grade. Often, women can be seen washing clothes in them, and less rarely, someone might be fishing. Otherwise, just part of the landscape. You have to go uphill from the city to get to cleaner water where I might want to fish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you want a nice walk along a river that tomebamba has it all, there are also nice restaurants with view of the river depending which side you are walking (3 de noviembre)

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We live within a half a block of the river, and although we do not have a direct view of it from our house, with the bedroom window open at night, it makes for some great white noise to sleep by, especially when it is roaring after a rain. It is a real pleasure to take a walk next to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We loved walking today along the Tomebamba. Amazing how peaceful it is, so near the hustle and bustle of Cuenca!

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Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Being on the Rio Tomebamba is a nice possibility to relax during the visit of Cuenca. you can just sit there and enjoy the sun and all the living around you. a lot of people, inhabitants as well as foreigners are using this opportunity for being in the nature in the middle of a city.

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This river is a beautiful addition to the city of Cuenca. Always fast flowing, biking or walking paths line the river on both sides.

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Delray Beach, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a beautiful area of Ecuador. I recommend it especially for romantics and/or honeymooners. The solitude and beauty of the natural surroundings and the sound of running water is really sexy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A walk along the river is a very healthy, meditative way to be in touch with nature and with yourself. Walk along this river either 15 minutes or 3 hours. Go with the flow. The four rivers are Tomebamba, Yanuncay, Tarqui and Machangara, in order of importance. They make up the confluence that you see in the Cuenca river.

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Arlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

River in one of three that runs through Cuenca. The city has made the entire area around the rivers beautiful and very appealing for walking or riding a bicycle. Very relaxing to stroll by the river, if there just wasn't so much vehicle and bus noise.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The Rio tomebamba splits the city of Cuenca in 2 parts. The upper Old City and the lower more residential part what is in the already strongly occupied by the Americans. 15.000 they tell! the river changes from day to day as weather changes fast in Cuenca.

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Address: Cuenca, Ecuador
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca

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