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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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  • We went on the tour double-decker bus... very nice tour only that if there is much sun is preferable to look for hours with little sun to enjoy the trip at the top of the bus... In the viewpoint can be seen throughout the city there are a church and places of sale of crafts... the spectacular view
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  • The spectacular view of basin obtained from this place is a must for national and foreign visitors who want to take a nice panoramic photo.
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  • The best panoramic view of the city of Cuenca you can see from here, there are several places to eat or take drinks, even to buy things of leather, jackets and shoes. Totally recommended
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