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Address: Benigno Malo y Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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The main city square of Cuenca is dominated by the magnificent Catedral de...

The main city square of Cuenca is dominated by the magnificent Catedral de la Immaculada (New Cathedral).

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Cuenca City Half Day Tour with Typical Lunch
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Nice Plaza

The plaza is a very nice place with large old trees and beautiful buildings all around it. On a weekend you will see a lot of life in the place with street vendors, musicians and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Luis C
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Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The plaza is a very nice place with large old trees and beautiful buildings all around it. On a weekend you will see a lot of life in the place with street vendors, musicians and tourists going around. The gardens are great, one of the greenest plazas in Ecuador. It is a great place to start and end your day.... More 

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kamloops
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved grabbing an ice cream and sitting on a bench to people watch/listen to entertainment in park. This was our place to center ourselves when trying to figure out where we were in El Centro. Lovely park square.

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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Buy a cone at Tutto Fredo, and then stroll the park, people watch and just enjoy the ambiance of the park. This is a lovely setting any time of the day.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you visit Cuenca, you are bound to enjoy Plaza Abdon Calderon. Simply people watch, enjoy music / dancing from a podium, sample the food/drinks/ice cream from restaurants surrounding, go into the churches, sit back and cloud-gaze and watch the trees sway and enjoy the view of the churches against ever-changing blue/white cloud skies. THE park where families hang out... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large park full of well maintained trees, bushes and flowers. Across from the New Cathedral and in the center of the city. Do not miss!!

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Abdon Calderon Park is located in the center of Cuenca. this is one of the main tourist places of the city of Cuenca, sorrounding the park you can admire the beauty of some buildings, like the Cathedral, the Municipality and the Tourism Basin Foundation, inside the park you can find the monument to Abdon Calderon, the independence hero at the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Nice place Nice place in the historical center of the city. clean with many pigeons and tourists. with the cathedral on one side and many places to eat and shop

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Abdon Calderon Plaza is located in the center of Cuenca. Its beautiful scenery, and cultural tradition, makes it one of the main tourist attractions of the city. You can go to the park at any time of day, without paying anything. Inside, the plaza you can observe the monument of Abdon Calderon, hero of independence at the Battle of Pichincha,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Surrounded by a variety of beautiful architecture and filled with lots of foliage this place is a must as part of a stroll around the town

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Apart from free WiFi, this park is nice to sit and look around. There is a nice, big and cute dog that you can take pictures with; $1.50 with your cellphone and $3 for a printed one. The historical cathedral is in front of the park and then there is touristic busses on the other side of the park that... More 

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