This city is one of the most beautiful in Ecuador. The capital of Azuay Province is located in the south side of Ecuador 2,500 meters above the sea level. The centre of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Trust site due to its many historical and beautiful buildings. Cuenca is well known for its wonderful architecture, hotels, tourist attractions and night activities.
Cuenca Tours: Things to do in Cuenca
Tours: Things to do in Cuenca Take a look at Nature Galapagos & Ecuador complete variety of Cuenca Tours, choose the day-tour that goes best with your interests. Are you looking for a standard Cuenca City Tour? Are you in for some photography tour, or submerging into the Andean culture with a food market trip? Feeling more adventuresome?, then take a look at the day-trips categories below: night live tours, trekking, birdwatching and fishing trips are all options.
A bit of Cuenca – Ecuador
Cuenca, officially know as Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca is also called the ecuadorian “Athenas” for its colonial beauty listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Trust site. Also, the city takes the name of “Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca” in honour of Cuenca – Spain. Birth place of spanish viceroy Andrés Hurtado de Mendoza, who was in charge of establishing the city, in fact Tomebamba, Tarqui, Yanuncay and Machángara rivers pass across Cuenca and Santa Ana comes from a spanish tradition to name the city with catholics church saints, in this case Santa Ana..