Guayaquil & Its Museums
The journey begins visiting the Parque Centenario devoted to the independence and freedom of the old city from the Spanish colonization. It continues to visit the famous and historic Barrio Las Peñas; the original and only surviving colonial district of the city with more than 400 years of existence. Visitors will through narrow streets and colorful houses going up 444 steps headed to the top of the Santa Ana Hill between bars and restaurants. Once it the top, there will be fantastic panoramic views of the city and Guayas River.
We continue towards the boardwalk of Malecón 2000, situated by the bank of the Guayas River. We will admire the Rotonda monument dedicated to a historical meeting between San Martin and Simon Bolivar, both libertarians and leaders of the South American Independence from the Spanish colony. Visit the historical landmarks such as the Moorish Clock Tower which clock was brought in 1842 from London as a gift to be used in the city of Guayaquil. We finally visit the Museo Antropológico de Arte Contemporáneo (MAAC) to view archeological pieces from Pre-Columbian artifacts in a tour traveling through time to modern pieces of art.
Included: museum entry ticket