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The main city square of Cuenca is dominated by the magnificent Catedral de la Immaculada (New Cathedral).
Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Quite lively, busy. Concerts sometimes. Some shade and benches, lots seems to be going on. You can't miss this.

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surrounded by ornate churches and traditional colonial buildings, this leafy square IS the heart of Cuenca. No matter the time of day or evening, it is always a hive of activity. Families, couples, tourists, etc. all can be found enjoying themselves in this charming atmospheric...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Our hotel Carvallo was couple blocks from this town square. Lots of restaurants, shops, taxis, tourist info and great place to people watch. Very safe with lots of police and security for tourist so felt very comfortable going out in evenings.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

Lots of activity all day. Beautifully landscaped. Surrounded by shops and restaurants. Churches are located on two sides of the plaza.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Meatzapie
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Lovely small park in the heart of the city. Main cathedral and many building with interesting architecture nearby.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed December 29, 2018

This plaza is where all of Cuenca city life seems to gravitate to. During our stay, we saw a brass band, an army band in the bandstand and some very good street dancing, also in the bandstand. It is a bustling plaza, surrounded by some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Sit back and relax and watch all the people in the park. It's a really beautiful park also. bustling with activity.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sean C
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Recommend visiting many times, and one of the visits should be with the free walking tour guide. Each corner of the plaza carries a lot of history about the country and the city. A great place to take pictures, have some ice cream and relax.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nathália P
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Cuenca is always so pleasant; its people, the weather, its sites, the views, the food and the vibe is welcoming! Watching the children at the park enjoying an ice cream or taking family pictures, or having an espumilla exiting church, just wonderful! Coming back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marushi T
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I love just sitting on one of the benches here and walking the people -- and there are also things to do, depending on the day: the occasional concert for example.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Josie W | Reviewed this property |
That's right. Take the 100 bus to Gaspar Sangurima and Luis Corderro Bus stop and (turn left)walk down Luis Corderro Street 3 blocks and you will reach the Park Calderon Square