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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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  • Beautiful river to hear tune to the edge at night and take mates and make macrame during the day.
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  • The river is a very nice attraction for all tourists, is well preserved and clean, I like and know him suggest a package
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  • Well, it's actually through the middle of the city, at first. We took a bike ride along it going downriver, and the further out we got the more beautiful it was. Nice wide bike/walking lanes, and very...  more »