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Address: Benigno Malo y Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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The main city square of Cuenca is dominated by the magnificent Catedral de...

The main city square of Cuenca is dominated by the magnificent Catedral de la Immaculada (New Cathedral).

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Wonderful park

This is a magnificent small central park. Well maintained and clean, nice benches, well laid out and bordered by fantastic architecture. do not miss this park.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Wolfville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a magnificent small central park. Well maintained and clean, nice benches, well laid out and bordered by fantastic architecture. do not miss this park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The “Plaza Abdón Calderón” is located in Cuenca. It is the historical and central park from the City. In this place you can go to visit the Cathedral. Many people use to go to te cathedral to pray and look the architecture. There is a religious art museum too, It is very attractive. Also there are another ancient churches, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well you have many things around the area you have the cathedral which is gorgeous inside you can take pictures is one of the most fabulous attractions in the city there's restaurants and also coffee-shops and very nice safe place to be at there's is this beautiful trees you can take pictures there very fun place to be highly recommended

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Parker, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This main plaza, surrounded by beautiful churches and colonial building has huge trees, statues, park benches filled with local, lovely plants, and is very clean!,,,, Truly one of my favorite plazas... can get your picture taken with immaculately groomed St. Bernard dogs, have the kids ride the wooden horses or cars.... I was amazed at how tall the trees are... More 

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Beausejour, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Enjoyed by many, all day long. Great for people-watching and catching some shade on hot days. Gardens & fountain are lovely. Can buy homemade frozen treats from competing vendors. Can peacefully sit & read a book. Great atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Park is surrounded by the main municipal building, the old Cathedral and the New which is one of the largest Cathedrals in the entire continent if not the largest, incredible artwork and artisioan workmanship inside one of the best sites I have ever seen. The Park also has many benches and photographers which capture memories with a touch of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This park is in the heart of Cuenca with the Old Cathedral on one side, New Cathedral on the opposite side, and city hall on a 3rd side. It’s beautifully designed with a fountain, statue, and great greenery. It’s safe and cleaned regularly with families, the elderly, and tourists alike enjoying the atmosphere. Signs advertise wifi but we didn’t manage... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Wander thru here, a beautiful plaza full of flowers and the two major churches, one older, the other huge brick...you gotta see it to believe it

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Plaza Abdon Calderon is a wonderful park that is situated in the center of historic Cuenca in the area known as El Centro. It is filled with shade trees, beautiful flowers, fountains and statuary. Lots of benches to sit on and people watch or to rest from exploring all that historic Cuenca has to offer. It is surrounded by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great scenery and plenty of photo opps. Also a flower market close by and plenty of places to take a break or grab a drink or meal.

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