Rio Tomebamba, Cuenca

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Cutting through the city, Rio Tomebamba divides Cuenca cleanly into a residential area on one side, and a historic colonial neighborhood on the other. Begin with a walk along Calle Larga, a charming street that runs parallel to the river. Admire the colonial architecture that characterizes this part of the city before descending the stairs to the riverside. While walking along the river, you'll pass a few interesting landmarks, like Museo de Artes Populares, home to an impressive collection of Latin American arts and crafts. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Rio Tomebamba and many more Cuenca attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cuenca road trip website .
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  • Recently I stayed in a hostel in Cuenca which hung on a cliff above the Rio Tomebamba. It is a lovely tumbling river, which has walking paths along each side of it. I was told that Barn Owls fly ove...  more »
  • Having a beautiful river of clean mountain water running through the middle of a city totally changes the vibe. The green spaces and parks just add to the Shangri-la quality of Cuenca.  more »
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  • Rio Hermoso that adorns and beautifies the entire city of Cuenca. Take care of him.
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  • I was impressed by how well-kept the riverbanks are and their cleanliness. You can walk, go on bikes, etc. Many spaces to enjoy with family, with friends.
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