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Cuenca City Half Day Tour
"We will pick you up at 9:00am at your hotel then you will visit San Sebastián Plaza and the Modern Art Museum. Later the bus will take the group to Cruz del Vado Condamine and Mercado 10 de Agosto. After that we go for a walk tour through Mercado de San Francisco and Parque de las Flores. The next stops are the Catedral Inmaculada Concepción (New Catedral) Catedral El Sagrario (Old Catedral) Parque Calderón and Palacio de Justicia. Finally we will visit the Paja Toquilla hats manufactures and followed by a walk through the Barranco Route Mirador de Turi Vega Gallery or similar. Return to the hotel."
From $47.00
 
Cuenca Half-Day City Tour Including Mirador de Turi
"You will stroll around this charming colonial city declared a Cultural Heritage site of Mankind by the UNESCO! The city gets familiar with its colonial buildings with beautifully decorated patios; it's nice and gentle inhabitants and the cozy atmosphere. The trip up to Mirador de Turi is one the language of the pre-colonial indigenous people of the same name. Near the city center you will also visit a Panama hat fabric. These hats made of the local 'Paja Toquilla' palm leaves are originally Ecuadorian hats and Cuenca is one of the main cities exporting this worldwide known product."""Cuenca is a beautiful charming city in Ecuador. It is also well known as the Colonial city. This because you can find numerous colonial buildings. The city is also declared as a Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO.
From $57.00
 
Cuenca Half Day Sightseeing Tour
"In this tour our guide will talk about the history of this place visiting churches such as Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción (New Cathedral) and La Iglesia del Carmen. We will walk in very beautiful and traditional neighborhoods of the city such as San Sebastian where we will visit the Municipal Museum of Modern Art. Then we will go to the neighborhood of the La Cruz del Vado site where a lot of houses have a different architectural styles and have a nice view of the Tomebamba river. Enjoy also a walk through the Mercado 10 de Agosto appreciating the colorful fruits mixed and the colors of the clothing before heading back to your hotel.""""Cuenca is considered the most beautiful city of Ecuador
From $45.00

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