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Plaza Civica, Cuenca

(3.1/5 based on 75 reviews on the web)
Head to Plaza Civica and browse the many market stalls for trinkets and tasty goodies. A social hub of the downtown area, the market is a great place to people watch, with benches in the middle of the square where you can simply take a seat and soak up the atmosphere. If you want to shop, be prepared to do some haggling, but you'll find some unique hand-crafted trinkets and household items such as fruit baskets or soup spoons. If you’re hungry, snack on some street food or fresh produce from the area. To visit Plaza Civica and other attractions in Cuenca, use our Cuenca travel itinerary maker.
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  • The square is full of stalls with a Rico crafts. There is a bit of everything from Otavallo to products made in China. It is worth walking through one of the stalls to see some more of the local people
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  • As any market, I buy a lion, because I collect them, I have more than 400 lions, as I'm from the Lions Club... As logical, really. Others collect owls or elephants, because I Lions.
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  • Picturesque in essence, flower posts give you unparalleled color, also selling a little bit of everything, and a relaxed and safe environment
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