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Plaza Abdon Calderon, Cuenca

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Take a break from the city and walk through Plaza Abdon Calderon for some peace. The plaza is marked by historic buildings and has many places to sit and take in the multiple kinds of trees around in the area. Two iconic cathedrals sit on opposite sides of the plaza and offer tours of the interiors. The area is a favorite in the city for people-watching, and you'll likely see street performers throughout the day as well. Put Plaza Abdon Calderon into our Cuenca trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Cuenca.
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  • We've spent time in Calderon almost every day since we've been in Cuenca (5 weeks). It's always interesting and a real good way to observe Ecuadorian life. Centrally local located in the historic el c...  more »
  • Parque Calderón, at the heart of Cuenca, is a great place to just stop and relax and enjoy the culture of Cuenca. There's always a lot of people there.  more »
  • We bought ice cream a few times next to the cathedral and sat on a bench in the park. As it is safe we enjoyed looking at the cathedral and people watching while we ate our ice cream.  more »
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  • Always has a great feeling. The breakdancing in the band shell is pretty incredible.
  • Bustling park every day it seemed. One night it seemed a branch of the Ecuadorian military had their band out playing for free creating a great vibe.
  • Clean, busy, scenic, great place to people watch day or nite.
  • Fantastic location for people watching and things to enjoy. Surrounded by shops, stores, restaurants, and sites.
  • Nice to visit. Go there if you are closeby. Ride from Guayaquil to here is fantastic!