Riobamba has a strong indigenous presence, which grows to wonderfully colorful proportions during the Saturday market, but the city’s layout, large arcaded plazas and architecture are imposing reminders of Spanish colonization. The colonial center is a nice maze of churches and narrow streets.

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Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Riobamba.

Top experiences

Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Riobamba.