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Mirador de Turi, Cuenca

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To get an unbeatable view of the city, visit Mirador de Turi, a hill just outside the city. Take a cab or the double-decker tour bus that runs here to reach the lookout point (mirador means "lookout" in Spanish). Or, if you’d like a more challenging ascent, take the long staircase to the top, beginning at the nearby mall. At the top, take some time to appreciate the views of the city and the surrounding mountains. The white church, the Church of Turi, is also a great sight from inside and out. The hill is close to a pottery studio, as well as Cuenca’s main shopping mall, so squeeze in some retail therapy after your visit. Make Mirador de Turi a centerpiece of your Cuenca vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Cuenca trip itinerary planner.
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  • Nice place to appreciate throughout the city, boasts shops, restaurants, Church, I think the place could be more exploited touristically. He parking not is very broad but there are different forms of get as for example in them trucks of tourism of basin, that made a City Tour and among them places to know is is the viewpoint of Turi.
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  • Nice view, shows the large and well established city. Good overview. By us$ 8 there are buses of tourism that you carry, but it can access by less than a dollar in locomotion collective.
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  • Without a doubt, is the best place from where you can see all basin, its architecture, its reddish roofs can be seen, you can see both the old town and the modern. Is of easy access, there are tours, you can rent a taxi, or even if have good physical it can make in bike or walking. At the top you can buy souvenirs, or but enjoy a good food native to the Ecuadorian Sierra.
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