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Plaza Abdon Calderon

Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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The main city square of Cuenca is dominated by the magnificent Catedral de la Immaculada (New Cathedral).
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“people watch” (29 reviews)
“break dancers” (8 reviews)
“central park” (10 reviews)
Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful and immaculately maintained park, Plaza Calderon is the heart of the city of Cuenca. It’s stately charm was recently enhanced with seasonal Christmas decorations that attract both locals and tourists. With numerous benches it’s a good place to relax and people watch.

Thank bryjak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main plaza in Cuenca, right in front of the cathedral. Its trees and bushes provide ample shade during sunny days. A good meet up spot, walking distance from the downtown main shops and restaurants.

Thank nuwandabob
Reviewed 1 week ago

The central park of Cuenca. This is where locals like to take a break from their daily routine, foreigners like to come to take pictures of both cathedrals, and where you can do stuff like get your shoes polished, have some traditional icecream on a...More

Thank facesofecuador
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent every evening strolling around the Plaza. Felt perfectly safe. Cool, breezy evenings. Lots of life going on, but no craziness. Pleasant as pleasant could possibly be.

Thank HTMurgatroyd
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

At night you get beautiful views from every corner. Very clean park, in general Cuenca is a beautiful city with very clean streets and sidewalks.

Thank RenataBGP
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This plaza is relaxing and invites to enjoy some quiet moments as the entire city does, nice and tranquil with good food and nightlife options. Furthermore we'd like to state that also the bus rides from and to Cuenca were spectacular through nice landscapes. We...More

Thank Raephels
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This the center of Cuenca. A small park close to banks, shops and a great ice cream (and more) restaurant.

Thank AWTSc
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I like the colonial feel in the downtown area. We stayed 2 blocks away. There are city bus tours you can catch there. A must!

Thank mskathyb
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Plaza Centro of CUenca. Lots of good people watching, eating helado de Paila and wandering is good here. Nothing VERY SPECIAL about it -- but go anyway...

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The wife and I are staying right across from the plaza. It has been great being able to wakeup every morning to such a view. Sunday night the police band was in the gazebo playing music for about an hour. We stud on our balcony...More

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3 January 2015|
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Response from Josie W | Reviewed this property |
That's right. Take the 100 bus to Gaspar Sangurima and Luis Corderro Bus stop and (turn left)walk down Luis Corderro Street 3 blocks and you will reach the Park Calderon Square