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. A visit to Mirador de Turi represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Cuenca online vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The Mirador de Turi, located in the beautiful Ecuador Athens, basin, is a place with a view of the beautiful city, where also you can practice extreme sports, such as canopy, there is a swing, where you throw towards the vacuum and you only see the city below you , an unforgettable experience for every good lover of adrenaline
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  • I personally loved the viewpoint, it gives you a fairly broad view of what is the city of Cuenca
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  • Turi is a mirador icon of the beautiful city of Cuenca, by such reason should have another type of care and provide tourist services and greater safety. From here we can see a unique postcard of the beautiful city.
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  • A great place to get a panoramic view of Cuenca and the north. Note that the open top bus tours stop there as part of the tour. There's not much other to see there, although the big cliffside restaurant would likely be interesting to visit.
  • Be ready for the cold weather! We almost died when we went there at night. We weren’t prepared for the low temperature and strong winds! Don’t miss the giant swing here. Do it at daytime if you can. It’s much thrilling when you can see the city below you and the clouds above you.
  • You have really nice views of the City from here
  • Watch my city, day or night. Cuenca is awesome!
  • Best place to watch cuenca city Good food and good place for relax

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Where to stay in Cuenca

Extremely popular with international visitors and expats, Cuenca features the sizeable range of hotel options you might expect from a renowned tourist destination. Scores of hotels and bed and breakfasts line the streets of the city's old town, many of them occupying historic mansions and homes restored to their former glory. The larger, more upscale hotels in the city center tend to offer onsite restaurants and other amenities, while cheaper hostels feature little more than bunk beds in exchange for much lower rates. However, keep in mind that Cuenca's popularity has a flip side, as the large foreign presence makes for higher prices than elsewhere in Ecuador and also large fluctuations in cost depending on the season.
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