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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
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.
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
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.
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