La Rotonda is one of Guayaquil's more impressive monuments, particularly when illuminated at night. Flanked by small mountains, it...
Church of La Merced
The Church of La Merced dates from 1938 and has a richly decorated golden altar; the original wooden church built in 1787, like most of...
Church of San Francisco
The Church of San Francisco , originally built in the early 18th century, was burnt down in the devastating fire of 1896 that destroyed...
This restaurant on the Malecón feels a little like TGI Fridays, what with the red checkered tablecloths, salads, chicken wings, pasta...
Lonely Planet review
Malecón 2000 , one of the most extensive urban-renewal projects in South America, is made up of ponds, playgrounds, sculptures, gardens and river views. From its southernmost point at the Mercado Sur to Cerro Santa Ana and Las Peñas in the north, the malecón stretches 2.5km along the bank of the wide Río Guayas. It’s a gated, policed public space with restaurants, a museum, a performance space, an IMAX movie theater and a shopping mall.