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Separating the colonial section from the modern residential areas of the town of Cuenca, this river features scenic walking paths along its north bank and several Inca ruins.
Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 99 221 0921
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I live here and walk along the river almost every day. It is peaceful and beautiful, and important anchor in this city (along with the other rivers of Cuenca).

Thank HopShallen
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This is a great walking area away from all the traffic and smog and is very peaceful. It also has some very nice houses & condominiums on both sides. It is one of the better areas of Cuenca and also runs along Gringo.

Thank GPSMike
Reviewed 15 September 2018

There is a beautiful walkway along the river. We were staying at the Hotel Victoria and there were quite a few restaurants overlooking the river with outdoor eating terraces in that area.

Thank dandddurango
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Rio Tomebamba Cuenca, Ecuador...went by on the bus tour...whoa...really cool...fast running water...i can really see the beauty in Cuenca.Ecuador...

Thank Aprender Inglés L
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

It is great to walk in the banks of this river! You can enjoy the view of the city with the green of the river’s bank!

Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Nice place to stroll with loads of restaurants and cafes on either side, Places to sit are available, too,

Thank Eleanor B
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We live in Cuenca and love walking along the Tomebamba riverwalk. As a Landscape Architect with over 30 years experience I am always amazed that Cuenca has done such an amazing job of creating river walks and linear parks throughout the city. These mixed-use pathways...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The Rio Tomebamba splits the city into the old section or historic section where we stayed with the new section. It has a really nice walking path. We covered about 5 miles and not sure we did it all. Worth walking to if you're trying...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The rivers of Cuenca provide the city a very special landscape. Tomebamba is the one that divides the historical center from the modern area and is also crossing in front of Cuenca University. It is a delight to walk through a small path at its...More

Thank DianaUIO
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Really nice walk far from noisy and polluted streets. A good way to appreciate the local architecture. I only wish I saw less graffiti marks.

Thank Juan Diego V
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13 January 2015|
Response from WNLight |
I don't understand what you mean by "Open". It's a white-water river and in the city it's a park. I live along the river, and my dog walks it every day. Quite nice. It is lighted at night, and patrolled by the park... More