Parque de las Iguanas, Guayaquil

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Pay attention as you walk through Parque de las Iguanas, or you might trip over one of the park's namesake lizards. The small square, once the main one in the city, gradually fell into disrepair over the years, until it was essentially taken over by a significant population of iguanas. Nowadays the large reptiles live in harmony with the humans who use the park, even deigning to pose for the occasional touristy photo. Don't worry if an iguana approaches you--it won't bite, and might climb up onto your leg if you're lucky. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Guayaquil holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Parque de las Iguanas and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • At first I saw these Iguanas I felt excited, as I never have seen so many at one place, but on my second view I felt sorry for these animals, as there is not much space for them and too many people wa...  more »
  • Very cute, totally recommended to give a walk in the big city. I will definitely be back.
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  • Have you ever have a cat have your pet your cat. These reptiles are huge they sleep in the trees at night and no one ever bothers them they love to eat bread and they’re very gentle. Make no mistake a...  more »
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