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Cuenca— 1 night
Athens of Ecuador
Packed with impressive colonial architecture and a historic town center, Cuenca stands as perhaps the most charming city in the nation.Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museo Catedral Vieja, browse the exhibits of Homero Ortega, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Cajas National Park, then explore the activities along Rio Tomebamba, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mirador de Turi. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Plaza Abdon Calderon, admire the landmark architecture of Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Pumapungo Museo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP.
To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cuenca day trip planner .
Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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