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Activities to do in the city of Cuenca.

Updated: Sep 6, 2023

The city of Cuenca in Ecuador, with the passing of time has become one of the favorite cities for those people who have completed their working life and want to spend the rest of their time in a quiet, economic and peaceful place.

An interesting fact is that Cuenca is one of the most beautiful cities in the country, it consists of four rivers that cross it, beautiful colonial streets, architecture with European style, churches and cathedrals, ruins that show the passage of the Incas and cultural centers, of ancestral art and crafts.

Its full name is Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca and it is located in the Andean mountains of southern Ecuador. Its main tourist attractions are the banks of the Tomebamba River, the central square, the Calderón Park, the New Cathedral with its blue dome and the 16th century Old Cathedral, which is now a religious museum. There is also the Museum and Archaeological Park Pumapungo which exhibits ruins and artifacts of the Inca city of Tomebamba.

Continuing with your tour, we cannot ignore the local cuisine. In Cuenca you can taste dishes such as:

  • Morteruelo.

  • Zarajos.

  • Migas con huevo.

  • Ajo Arriero.

  • Gazpacho Pastor.

  • Mojete.

  • Alajú.

  • Resolí.

Finally, we leave you a summary of other activities and places you can find in the city:

  • Hiking in Cajas National Park: a journey through otherworldly landscapes.

  • Horseback riding in the Andes: In the Bellavista Equestrian Center, Sayausí.

  • Walk through the cloud forest of Girón and meet its imposing waterfall called El Chorro.

  • Visit the handicrafts of the neighboring cantons such as: Gualaceo, Chordeleg and Sígsig.

  • Explore the ancient Inca ruins of the Ingapirca Archaeological Complex.

You already have a whole itinerary of places and activities to do in Cuenca. Come with family, friends or partner and discover the magic of Ecuador.

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