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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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The Main Park at the heart of down town

The Park is surrounded by the main municipal building, the old Cathedral and the New which is one of the largest Cathedrals in the entire continent if not the largest, incredible... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Santodomingo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Park is surrounded by the main municipal building, the old Cathedral and the New which is one of the largest Cathedrals in the entire continent if not the largest, incredible artwork and artisioan workmanship inside one of the best sites I have ever seen. The Park also has many benches and photographers which capture memories with a touch of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is in the heart of Cuenca with the Old Cathedral on one side, New Cathedral on the opposite side, and city hall on a 3rd side. It’s beautifully designed with a fountain, statue, and great greenery. It’s safe and cleaned regularly with families, the elderly, and tourists alike enjoying the atmosphere. Signs advertise wifi but we didn’t manage... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wander thru here, a beautiful plaza full of flowers and the two major churches, one older, the other huge brick...you gotta see it to believe it

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Plaza Abdon Calderon is a wonderful park that is situated in the center of historic Cuenca in the area known as El Centro. It is filled with shade trees, beautiful flowers, fountains and statuary. Lots of benches to sit on and people watch or to rest from exploring all that historic Cuenca has to offer. It is surrounded by... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great scenery and plenty of photo opps. Also a flower market close by and plenty of places to take a break or grab a drink or meal.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cuenca is a beautiful place, I always go for carnival due to their wonderful parades, and concerts with famous people. Cuenca is like Guayaquil, you can find different hotels, restaurants, museums, malls. The people are very friendly and the customer service is very good. It has a temperature between 14ºc and 18ºc during the year, you should wear clothes for... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

The new cathedral, a few nice places for lunch and the double decker buses that tour the city start here. You will be likely to stop here and enjoy it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Here you can just seat and relax or simple here music or go visit cathedrals (both new and Antique one) and also here you can take the hop on hop off bus

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Danville, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Between the old and new cathedrals. Great spot to hangout and people watch or grab an ice cream. Has wifi, but it was not connecting to the Internet when we were there. Bus tour starts here.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

I love this place. Often there are small concerts on the stage, or maybe even some kids doing break dancing to recorded music. All manner of people visit, sit, read and people watch at all times of the day and night. During holidays such as Independence of Cuenca, concerts and fiestas go on all day and night.

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