Welcome to Machala

Parque Juan Montalvo is the main plaza at Machala's epicenter. The bus stations, most hotels and restaurants are within six blocks of here. The World Banana Fair, held the third week in September, is when Machala celebrates all things banana. Its most telling public art: Monumento al Bananero (the Banana Picker), naturally.

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