Learn about Ecuador’s cultural history in Cuenca

Visit Pumapungo Museum and wonder at the colonial architecture of Inmaculada Cathedral.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Cuenca, surface area 67,71 square kilometers

AIRPORT

Mariscal Lamar International Airport

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

American dollar

WEATHER

Max 20ºC 
Min 14ºC

TRANSPORTATION

Bus, car

SURFACE AREA

67.71 km²

WHAT TO DO IN CUENCA?

INMACULADA CATHEDRAL

This extraordinary cathedral will astonish you thanks to its gothic architecture, great size and height. Listen to the different histories created around each of its walls.

Estimated distance from the Airport

3.5 km

ECUAGENERA

Revel in the House of Orchids. There you will find multiple varieties of this plant. Get in love with their colors and shapes and take one flower as a souvenir.

Estimated distance from the Airport

33.1 km

EL CAJAS NATIONAL PARK

Prepare to enjoy an ecological day. Take environmental walks, camp or engage in sport fishing. There are activities for everyone.

Estimated distance from the Airport

27 km

PUMAPUNGO MUSEUM CIVIL SQUARE

Get to know the different cultures, beliefs, religions and customs of the region. Discover the history of Ecuadorian ancestors in each of its great halls.

Estimated distance from the Airport

3.5 km

WHAT TO EAT IN CUENCA?

Taste Ecuadorian cuisine

    FOOD

  • Tamal cuencano (corn flour tamale)
  • Mote (corn soup)
  • Empanadas

    DRINKS

  • Resoli
  • Chicha
  • Local wine
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