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Pumapungo Museo, Cuenca

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.4/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
Learn about the history of the nation at Pumapungo Museo, an innovative and interactive institution. Set among the ruins of an Incan settlement, the museum introduces the ethnographic history of the nation, revealing the diversity of those that settled the land and the cultures that grew here over the centuries. With dioramas and life-size replicas of houses, the museum provides a glimpse into the lives of montubios (coastal farmers), rainforest cultures, and Afro-Ecuadorians. To visit Pumapungo Museo on your holiday in Cuenca, and find out what else Cuenca has to offer, use our Cuenca vacation generator.
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  • This is a good place to get an overview of Ecuadorian cultures. Worth the 1 hour visit. Two negatives: poor lighting on many of the exhibits and very little English translations. Don't miss the shrunk...  read more »
  • It is the Museum of the Central Bank of Ecuador, located in the adjacent to the archaeological site of Pumapungo. It is a delight to explore the different and varied exhibitions, educational and very attractive. I could witness from a shows itinerant of the Museum ethnographic to outdoors, to soak me in technical ancestral of pottery that persist in our days. There is also a museum nunismatico with pieces of great value.
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  • So on a sunny Sunday walk along the beautiful path on the Tomebamba River I come upon this archeological ruins with a wire fence all around it. Where is the entrance? Where is the gate. At this point ...  read more »
  • Nice place to visit with friends and eat some Belgium waffles.
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  • It is ideal if it is the first time that you go to basin, it is very clean and friendly. The security is excellent. The only thing missing is that it is more interactive with visitors, perhaps the ethnic groups of ecuador shows an excellent attraction
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  • Very interesting
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