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Las Penas, Guayaquil
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Climb the iconic steps of Las Penas and admire the patchwork of color surrounding you. Typified by its multicolored houses, the neighborhood adds a splash of light to Guayaquil as it blankets Cerro Santa Ana and dips down to the river. Sense the history of Guayaquil's oldest residential neighborhood, which also stands out as the only part of the city not to have been burnt down at some point. You'll feel like you're in a painting as you stop for a coffee at one of the bright houses, many of which have been converted into cafes or bars. With our online itinerary creator, Guayaquil attractions like Las Penas can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The first time I went to this place, I thought that was very tedious climbing stairs, but I tried and the great surprise that I was that you could see the entire city, from the you can observe, to the...  more »
  • Las Peñas is tradition if you are in Guayaquil. Las Peñas is a hill that contains 400 staircases That will CARRY you to the top, where IS Chapel LOCATED and it IS VERY VISITED BY PEOPLE FROM THE CITY....  more »
  • To Visit BARRIO “LAS PEÑAS” is super fun when stroll in family, partner or friends either day daytime or night. This great landmark district is visited by many national and foreign tourists, because i...  more »