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“the river”(220 reviews)
“both sides”(29 reviews)
“four rivers”(17 reviews)
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.
Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 99 221 0921
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recommend walking along the river. Nice break from the city. There are bars and restaurants along the way and a museum that I would recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susie5of9
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just such a beautiful and relaxing place. I took a book and found a nice place and just sat down and enjoyed listening to the river.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sean C
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can have a nice walk along the river, it is very well organized with walking and cycle paths and very safe

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jacques g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lovely river runs parallel to Calle Larga and is beautiful with it’s grassy banks and plenty of spaces to sit and watch or just listen to the water! If you have an hour or so when you’re in Cuenca it is certainly worth a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Havana15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never seen this river full of rubbish or pollution. Always clean and flowing, with the water looking like rapids when there's been a lot of rain the day before---it's quite impressive. What's also impressive are the well-kempt river banks which many people sit alongside...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jcsteadman
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I live here and walk along the river almost every day. It is peaceful and beautiful, and important anchor in this city (along with the other rivers of Cuenca).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HopShallen
Reviewed September 15, 2018

This is a great walking area away from all the traffic and smog and is very peaceful. It also has some very nice houses & condominiums on both sides. It is one of the better areas of Cuenca and also runs along Gringo.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GPSMike
Reviewed September 15, 2018

There is a beautiful walkway along the river. We were staying at the Hotel Victoria and there were quite a few restaurants overlooking the river with outdoor eating terraces in that area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dandddurango
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Rio Tomebamba Cuenca, Ecuador...went by on the bus tour...whoa...really cool...fast running water...i can really see the beauty in Cuenca.Ecuador...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Aprender Inglés L
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

It is great to walk in the banks of this river! You can enjoy the view of the city with the green of the river’s bank!

Date of experience: August 2018
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January 13, 2015|
Response from WNLight |
I don't understand what you mean by "Open". It's a white-water river and in the city it's a park. I live along the river, and my dog walks it every day. Quite nice. It is lighted at night, and patrolled by the park... More