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“Cuenca at your feet...the best city view!”
Review of Mirador de Turi

Mirador de Turi
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Private Cuenca Half-Day City Tour Including Mirador de Turi
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$36.00*
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Private Half-Day City Tour Including Turi Viewpoint
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Half-Day City Tour Including Homero Ortega Hat Factory
Ranked #5 of 103 things to do in Cuenca
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

We walked all the way from El Centro to the top of the hill. There are two sets of steps that can seem daunting when you're looking up them, but on the second set, not only are they numbered, but there are benches at intervals so you can stop and rest and enjoy the ever increasing vistas of beautiful Cuenca. (You can also get up via car, bus or cab, if the walk is too much.) The church at the top of the hill seems under impressive, (I didn't go inside, so maybe it has a breath taking interior) but when you turn around the entire city is laid out before you. You can see why the town is called "the bowl", surrounded by mountains and nestled like eggs in a bird nest. Totally worth the hike just to see the view. You can hike up a little bit further to where the radio towers are, but the view doesn't get much better. There are a lot of little shops and a couple of cafes, but they weren't open when we arrived.

Thank danrobe2007
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

Make the trip up the hill for a wonderful view of Cuenca and some good shopping. Do NOT miss the E. Vega Galleria Taller for fabulous ceramics. He is very famous and for a good reason.

Thank Bruce H
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

this place is an example of the good use of a hill and the good of a christian culture, with a pretty nice church on top.
worth a visit.

Thank Douglas K
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

This is a lookout which shows all of the city ... make sure you go when the clouds are not hanging too low and take your camera. There is a lovely little church on this hill and the views are great to look at. It would be okay on its own, but we paired it with a visit to the Eduardo Vega ceramics studio just steps down the hill from the view... and that made it worth the trip. (The studio also has a view, you can see great art and hummingbirds too!)

Thank 2-4-T
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

The Turi Mirador is the best place to go if you want to have a panoramic view of Cuenca. The place is nice but they lack of parking spaces during crowded days.

Thank BERNIE2009
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