Malecon 2000, Guayaquil

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A model of urban regeneration, Malecon 2000 provides a wide range of attractions and entertainment options along the Guayas River. Once little more than a pathway, the boardwalk fell into disrepair in the 20th century before its re-inauguration as a public space in 1999. Wander along the 2.5 km (1.5 mi) waterfront packed with monuments, historical buildings, gardens, museums, and more. Afterwards, kick back with a drink or a bite to eat at one of the many food courts, bars, and cafes scattered along its length, or simply find a comfortable green space and people-watch. To visit Malecon 2000 and other attractions in Guayaquil, use our Guayaquil travel planner .
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  • Nice place for a souvenir photo. Well backed up a lot of police, on the road. You can also sit and enjoy the view. Unfortunately as good as no Cafés or restaurants (except an McD a little further to the South). For that you must be 2 blocks direction City page or significantly further to the North.
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  • Traveled it approximately 1.5 km only and what I saw I was fascinated. Spacious, clean, safe. Beautiful view, restaurants and bars on the waterfront are beautiful, welcoming friendly people, good lighting. Beautiful Guayaquil.
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  • It's a great walk along the river, with many places to sit down, some restaurants and historic sites. A "must do", when in the city.  more »
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  • Good and lively place to hang out. There are musicians, sellers and all kinds of activities are going on here. Good place to have a walk by the coastline.
  • Good place to visit with family and friends. Bathrooms and restaurants all over the place. Spacious underground parking. Good views.Eventhough it has private security, keep an eye for mugger. Overall a good place to spend a afternoon in.
  • Activities for young and old. Enjoyed a nice stroll along the river. I found the Pirate Ship dinner cruise tying up at what appeared to be the McDonald's dock quite amusing.
  • Possibly the best attraction in Guayaquil. Free, long walk down a boardway next to the river that Guayaquil takes its name from. You don't know Guayaquil if you didn't go to the Malecón.
  • You have to visit this place when you go to Guayaquil. They have everything there: restaurants, movie theaters, Markets, Museums and a great view of Guayas river. Definitely a place to go when you travel around Ecuador.
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