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“Beautiful View of the City”
Review of Mirador de Turi

Mirador de Turi
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$24.12*
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Private Cuenca City Half Day Tour
Ranked #12 of 154 things to do in Cuenca
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Reviewed December 8, 2014

Walk up the steps, take a city bus, or take a taxi to get to the Turi lookout. The view will be worth it. There is a little tienda to buy a drink and a few souvenir shops up there. You can see the whole city from above. Take your camera.

Thank Carolyn_via_Ecuador
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Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We came here with the yellow city tour bus($5). The bus stays at this spot for only 20min. We decided to stay longer and got on the next bus. There is an observatory at the top of the hill and we decided to go up. There is $1 charge but the view was much better than the lower deck. The best thing we did was a swing($1.5) and free zip line. You can swing over Cuenca just for $1.5!!
They also offer mini canopy($4) but we were totally satisfied with the swing and we did not do it.
This was our highlight of Cuenca.. If you go to this place, do the swing!!

Thank Yoko G
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Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is one of the most breathtaking views of Cuenca. You can see almost every section of the city. Each time you visit, the sky is different. Make sure you have your camera with you. Meander up the hill to the little shops or venture into the Turi Cathedral. Hike up to the top of the mountain. Tour the Vega ceramic shop just down the street. Take the $5 bus tour from Parque Calderon to see the entire city. For the more adventureous, take a cab to the Turi bus stop and hike up the hundreds of steps to the top of Turi.

Thank Rebecca D
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Reviewed December 2, 2014

Turi is a church (and more) way op on the south hill of Cuenca. One can travel by taxi, bus, special tour bus or...you can walk the 460+ steps up the hill! There on the hill is also the home and workshop of famous Ecuadorian ceramist, Vega, where you can view and purchase his beautiful art pieces. It is a vista of Cuenca like no other and well worth any effort to get up there and visit. Highly recommended!!

1  Thank sanguinewanderer
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Reviewed November 29, 2014

No trip to Cuenca is complete until one views the city of Cuenca and the surrounding
Andes from this vantage point. The red-tiled roofs justify Cuenca's title as "The red city."

Thank Jane G
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