El Carmen de la Asuncion Church, Cuenca

4.9
#4 of 17 in Historic Sites in Cuenca
Unassuming and whitewashed, El Carmen de la Asuncion Church sits in the heart of the city and remains an example of traditional religious architecture. Built in the 17th century, the simple structure stands in stark contrast to the flower market, a colorful collection of stalls held right in front of the church. Plan your visit to El Carmen de la Asuncion Church and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cuenca trip planner.
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  • In any case you will pass this church while walking in Cuenca with on its forecourt the flower market of the city, the church is colonial style, beautiful and its whiteness and architecture will seduce you. The interior is also worth visiting outside masses to make beautiful pictures.
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  • We found this small square just off the Parque Calderon – Plaza de las Flores – which is home to a daily flower market presided by chola women wearing blue – or pink –checked aprons, long black plaits...  more »
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