The hot spots that you must visit are located in the old area where the city was first settled:
Is 2.5 pier by the Guayas river which offers one of the best views of the city. Throughout the pier you will find the Ferris Wheel, museums, an IMAX theather, food courts and a wonderful food marketplace which gathers an offer of traditional dishes made with the best ingredients that characterize our roots and the influence we have received from migration.
Is an emblematic neighborhood recognized for its colonial architecture and the place where the city was born. In 1982 it was declared as a National Heritage.
With a neogothic style, the cathedral was first built in 1547 in wood and rebuilt in concrete by 1924. The main attractions are the two magnificent neogothic towers.
Parque Seminario o Parque de las Iguanas
More than 300 iguanas welcome the visitants in this emblematic place which was in the colonial time known as one of the main fortress of the city. In the middle of the park is located a monument of the liberator Simón Bolívar.
If you are looking for some nightlife, we highly recommend to visit Puerto Santa Ana or La Vista San Eduardo, two spots with restaurants and bars.