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Cuenca Ecuador, Abdon Calderon Park

Abdon Calderon park is located in the center of Cuenca. Its beautiful scenery, its cultural tradition and its rural area, make it one of the main tourist attractions of the city. Inside I saw Abdon Calderon monument to independence hero at the Battle of Pichincha, which opened on May 24, 1931. 

Data of interest

  • City:Cuenca
  • Sector:Center
  • Address:Simon Bolivar and Mariscal Sucre
  • Schedule of attention24 hours
  • Cost of revenue:Free

 

 

Information of Abdon Calderon Park

The park has eight pine trees that were planted by former President Luis Cordero in 1912. You can also see the Old Cathedral and El Sagrario New Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

In 1929 the statue was restored Abdon Calderon, the same that would be as it is known today as a symbol of strength, dedication, sacrifice and work in the city of Cuenca. Abdon Calderon, naturally inherited the sacrifice, courage, generosity, patriotism, apostolic, whose philosophy he gave his father vowed to avenge the ignominious death caused by the royalists in San Antonio de Ibarra.

Near the Abdon Calderon Park are planted over 2000 fielder ornamentals in the monument. Among the species of plants in this area are new guinea, little fish, Dracula, mosquito, pinks, escancel, nursery products and nurseries yanaturo Paute.

The Calderon Park is a scene of contrasts material, cultural and historical, on all four streets: Simón Bolívar, Benigno Malo, Antonio Jose de Sucre and Luis Cordero.

Cuenca, Abdon Calderon Park

 

Map Abdon Calderon Park, Cuenca Ecuador

Map of Abdon Calderon Park, Cuenca Ecuador

 

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