Townhall & Clocktower


Central landmarks in the town of Baños.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Baños attractions

1. Museo Fray Enrique Mideros

0.14 MILES

Adjoining the church, this museum in the priest's former living quarters contains several oil paintings by Father Enrique Mideros as well as his…

3. Casa del Arbol

0.96 MILES

Perched on a hilltop behind Baños, just beyond the village of Runtún, this grassy viewpoint is a photographer's dream. As well as a pretty tree house,…

5. Pailón del Diablo

8.77 MILES

The Devil's Cauldron is a must-stop. There are two terrific trails from Río Verde that take you here. The first is accessed from below the soccer field,…

6. Crafts Market

11.96 MILES

Next to the church on the Ambato–Baños road, behind a statue of a local man donning a black poncho, this market has some great local artisan goods,…

7. Museo del Pueblo Salasaca

11.96 MILES

If you're interested in indigenous culture, a look around this museum is well worth your time. However the exhibits, spread over five floors, require some…

8. Parque Nacional Llanganates

17.46 MILES

They say there’s lost Inca treasure buried somewhere in the remote and inaccessible wilderness of the 2197-sq-km Parque Nacional Llanganates. The park…