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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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  • While there are an incredibly diverse number of man-made attractions in and around Cuenca its rivers are definitely among the most visible, easily accessible and beautiful things to appreciate,,,and t...  more »
  • In the middle of the city, there is the combination of the river and the city with several House coliniales, ideal for walking with music and get to know the city
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  • The river itself is nothing too special, but the walks along the river are quite nice. It is fairly easy to walk or ride a bike along as the paved walks are rather level. Bikes can be rented near Inca...  more »