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  • Sierra (Andes)

    Cuenca

    Cuenca is Ecuador's third largest city and a place with tremendous history. Originally a Cañari settlement, the Inca's conquered the inhabitants and began to occupy the city. These Inca's stuck to tradition and absorbed the astronomical and agricultural achievements of the Cañari into their own culture. Not long afterwards, the Inca's decided to build an impressive city named Pumapungo - ...

  • Museums

    Museo De La Ciudad

    Located in the exquisite city of Quito is the Museo de la Ciudad, the city museum. Perfectly complementing the historical hub of Quito in which it is found, the museum has a truly impressive collection with a variety of exhibitions. Exhibits span the time period from the pre-Columbian era right up to today. Ecuador's Museo de la Ciudad explores everyday life in this fascinating city. The ...

  • Sights

    Guayaquil Historical Park

    The Guayaquil Historical Park can be found between Esmeraldas and Central Avenue in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The city is one of the biggest and most populous in the country so visitors will find that they will be able to spend at least one whole day exploring the sights and sounds of this city. At the Historical Park you can spend time learning about the city you are visiting: its history, ...

  • Culture

    Folklore

    As with many countries, Ecuador is a country rich in culture, legends and folklore. Folklore in Ecuador takes on many forms and there is different folklore connected to individual areas, cities and even buildings. Some folklore in Ecuador has inspired festivals while others are dedicated to legends and cultural beliefs.