Church of El Carmen de la Asunción
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...
Church of San Francisco
Resplendently colonial, yet curiously ramshackle, plaza San Francisco's set-piece is the 19th-century Church of San Francisco, which...
Mamá Kinua Cultural Center
A community tourism project offering tours and homestays in nearby indigenous communities ($48 per person per night; two persons...
This Cuenca institution is overwhelmingly popular with locals and travelers and stays open late. The food hangs somewhere between...
Padre Aguirre, near Mariscal Sucre · interesting places nearby
Church of El Carmen de la Asunción information
The stark, white church just around the corner from Plaza de San Francisco was founded in 1682 and contrasts beautifully with the colorful flower market held on the small Plazoleta del Carmen out front.