Dangers & Annoyances

Cuenca is pretty safe for a bigger city. This said, at night it’s best to walk on well-lit streets. The area around Plaza San Francisco can get slightly sketchy after dark.

Police Station

Internet Access

There are more internet cafes than you’ll ever need, and new ones open regularly. Most charge $0.80 to $1 per hour and are open from 8am to 9pm daily.


Cuenca has a wealth of ATMs, so stock up on cash here for travels to points more remote.




Tourist Information