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Rio Tomebamba, Cuenca
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Cutting through the city, Rio Tomebamba divides Cuenca cleanly into a residential area on one side, and a historic colonial neighborhood on the other. Begin with a walk along Calle Larga, a charming street that runs parallel to the river. Admire the colonial architecture that characterizes this part of the city before descending the stairs to the riverside. While walking along the river, you'll pass a few interesting landmarks, like Museo de Artes Populares, home to an impressive collection of Latin American arts and crafts. Arrange your visit to Rio Tomebamba and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cuenca using our Cuenca holiday planner.
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  • The waterfront of the river is very well-kept, travel can be very picturesque mansions that overlook the river. There are some restaurants. Very nice for a walk.
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  • The rio tomebamba is located in the Andes, south of Ecuador, in the province of Azuay, 33 km northwest of the city of Cuenca. The Rio Tomebamba is one of the 4 rivers that cross the city of Cuenca, it...  more »
  • I would not go out of the way to see this. It is fine but no different than any other river that goes through a city.