Guayaquil's grand municipal library was founded in 1862 and contains the usual round-up of research volumes – as well as a curious...
A block south of Parque Bolívar, you’ll find this museum and the municipal library . The archaeology room on the ground floor has mainly...
Across the street from the malecón is the ornate, gray building of the Palacio Municipal, separated from the simple and solid Palacio...
Serve passable paellas, tortillas and other traditional dishes.
On the west side of Parque Bolívar is this cathedral whose original wooden building was built in 1547 – however, like much of Guayaquil, it was destroyed by fire. The present structure, completed in 1948 and renovated in 1978, is simple and modern, despite an extremely ornate front entrance.