Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción
Also known as the ‘new cathedral,’ construction began on this vast cathedral only in 1885. Its giant domes of sky-blue Czech tile are...
On one side of this park/plaza stands the whitewashed ‘old cathedral,’ also known as El Sagrario . Construction began in 1557, the year...
Church of El Carmen de la Asunción
The stark, white church just around the corner from Plaza de San Francisco was founded in 1682 and contrasts beautifully with the...
A bar on each of the two floors of Café Eucalyptus serves drinks to lively salsa and Cuban rhythms most evenings.
Cuenca's coolest heladería (ice cream store) will freeze you in shock at some of the weirder offerings from its tubs, but we can vouch...
Benigno Malo 8-59 · interesting places nearby
This Cuenca institution is overwhelmingly popular with locals and travelers and stays open late. The food hangs somewhere between Ecuadorian comfort food and diner fare. Get a pew on the upstairs deck for a view of what Ecuadorian meals are all about.