Mercado La Merced
Museo de la Ciudad
Built in the 1900s by the Costales-Dávalos family, this beautifully restored historic building has a few old-time pictures of the city,...
Located on the 2nd floor through the fabric store, this is one of the country’s best mountain-bike operators, with many years of...
Parque 21 de Abril
Just north of downtown, the Parque 21 de Abril has an observation platform with views of the surrounding mountains.
Chifa Casa China
Like most Chinese food in Ecuador, it’s a little heavy on the grease, but the lovely Chinese family that runs this chifa (Chinese...
Guayaquil btwn Espejo & Colón · interesting places nearby
Mercado La Merced information
The ladies hawking hornado (whole roast pig) put on a pretty hard sell, yelling out for your attention and offering samples. If you can stand the pressure and you’re up for dining with flayed Wilburs on every side, then the market is fun and interesting. The pork is superfresh. Saturdays are busiest.