Prohibido Centro Cultural, Cuenca

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  • It is a cultural center with an indoor caferia that has played host to many young people with alternative tastes in terms of music, clothing, and orientation. It is a place worth knowing to understand new generations and their tastes, it possesses a variety of handicrafts made by his client who offer a new way to do tourism.
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  • Go get your picture taken in a coffin or a guillotine. Not for children or easily offended people. Be sure to look in the grates for surprise underground exhibits.  more »
  • .. .visitar this place in Cuenca, the artist has captured in each work his soul and passion. A treasure lost in the city.
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  • The owner is a great artist and has talent. Very affordable entrance fee
  • Fun display of multi-media art but definitely not for everyone.
  • Underground, artistic, relaxed and informal. Also good for a snack with a beer
  • I'm all for talking about cultural taboos, but this museum was just a creepy, overpriced (at $2 entrance fee) experience. My dad and I visited thinking we could check out some weird artwork and grab a beer or coffee inside, but the place was just too filthy to consider ingesting anything here. It wasn't the Christ figures with erections that bothered me but just the musty, stained environment and dirty kitchen that was easily visible. Taboos don't frighten me as much as the prospect of sickness from food service. All the artwork seemed to be just sculptures and wall art from some tattoo artist trying to show how edgy he was. I know it has a different cultural significance in Ecuador than in other places, but I felt like plenty of others had done it before and much better. Infrequently interesting and definitely not for kids or your grandma.
  • Was closed both times when it should have been open

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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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