El Kukurucho del Maní
Arco de la Reina
Further south, the Arco de la Reina , a massive arch built in the 18th century to give shelter to churchgoers, spans García Moreno.
Monasterio de Carmen Alto
On one side of the Arco de la Reina stands the Monasterio de Carmen Alto . Inside this fully functioning convent, cloistered nuns stay...
Museo de la Ciudad
On one side, the Museo de la Ciudad occupies the beautifully restored San Juan de Dios hospital (built in 1563, it functioned as a...
Jugos de la Sucre
For a freshly squeezed serving of vitamins, this popular juice stand is hard to beat. Try passion fruit, orange or a dozen other flavors.
Los Cebiches de la Rumiñahui
In a recently restored colonial building, this casual but inviting newcomer serves tasty ceviche and seafood dishes.
Lonely Planet review
This delightful snack stand cooks up kilos of nuts, corn kernels and coquitos (coconut sweets) in a giant copper kettle.