Things to Do in Cuenca

Read about the top 18 things to do in Cuenca, Ecuador. Get ideas for Cuenca sightseeing and tourist attractions in Cuenca.
Museo de Arte Moderno
1 review
#1 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

This is such a great museum – worth visiting even if you have little interest …

El Museo del Sombrero de Paja Toquilla
2 reviews
#2 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

Panama Hat Factory is hidden in the garage like entrance of the building on th…

Old Cathedral of Cuenca
1 review
#3 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

This is the city’s original cathedral, built in 1557 using stones from the rui…

Rio Tomebamba
1 review
#4 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

There are four rivers that flow through Cuenca – the Tomebamba, Yanuncay, Tarq…

Tin craftsmanship
1 review
#5 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

Leaving the Plaza San Sebastián by its south eastern corner, our guide Wilson l…

Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción
1 review
#6 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is the newer of Cuenca’s two cathed…

Homero Ortega & Sons
1 review
#7 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

In many accounts I read of visits to Cuenca a trip to a “Panama” hat factory…

Iglesia del Carmen de la Asuncion
1 review
#8 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

The monastery here dates back to 1682 but the church that stands next to it is m…

Iglesia La Merced
1 review
#9 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

This is an attractive church, set back a little from the road on a small semi-ci…

Mirador de Turi
1 review
#10 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

I had read about and wanted to visit this viewpoint to the south of the city, so…

Museo de Las Conceptas
1 review
#11 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

On our last morning in Cuenca we had plenty of time before our drive to Guayaqui…

Parque Calderón
1 review
#12 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

At the heart of Cuenca, as with all Spanish colonial towns and cities, is its gr…

Plaza del Cruz del Vado
1 review
#13 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

This little square is perched on a ledge above the Rio Tomebamba on the southern…

Plaza San Sebastián
1 review
#14 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

I thought this was one of the loveliest and most peaceful spots in Cuenca, altho…

Plazoleta del Carmen
1 review
#15 of 18 things to do in Cuenca

You will probably not see a lot of the diminutive Plazoleta del Carmen, or Plaza…

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