Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca, 16-9 - Coggle Diagram
Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Located in an inter-Andean valley of the Ecuadorian Sierra Austral
This city is the capital of the province of Azuay, which to the east with the provinces of Morona Santiago and Zamora Chinchipe and to the west with Guayas and El Oro.
It's territorial extension is 8,639 km² and its population is approximately 810,000 inhabitants.
Cathedral of Cuenca (Iglesia del Sagrario), built in 1567 from stones taken from nearby buildings Highlights include its old organ from 1739, its tower clock from 1751,
and the Museum for Religious Art.
Also worth a visit is the massive New Cathedral of Cuenca,
Built in the 1960s and hard to miss for its three beautiful blue-tiled domes
of San Sebastian with its mix of Gothic and Neoclassical elements is also worth seeing.
As you wander Cuenca's pleasant narrow streets, be sure to spend some time exploring the many
squares and parks, including Calderon Park in the heart of the old town; San Blas Square
Municipal de Arte Moderno Museum
It works in a building built in 1876, which was the old House of Temperance and where there was also a school, a men's prison, an alcoholic rehabilitation center, etc.
Catedral vieja Museum
It is a museum of religious art with liturgical pieces and objects dating back several centuries, as well as a model of the initial design of the New Cathedral or of the Immaculate Conception.
Remigio Crespo Toral Museum.
It has more than 18,000 archaeological pieces and nearly 700 pieces of colonial art, as well as a collection of documents and objects of historical importance about the city.