Here you can read about some of the most prominent sites and attractions of the city such as the Malecon 2000 or Cerro Santa Ana, which constitutes one of the most important touristic attractions in Guayaquil, which enjoy citizen and foreigners. Come to know them and enjoy their charms.




Cedros Inn

The rooms offer the elegance, class and comfort that you have been looking for all your life. With our modern and fun style, you will enjoy any stay with us, whether you are here for business or for fun.

Distancia del Beit Jabad: 2 min.

Calle Cedros 107

+593989987887 | +19177755623

Marriot Hotel

With contemporary accommodations, excellent amenities and a simply unsurpassed location, Courtyard Guayaquil offers all this and more during your visit to Ecuador. Our hotel is ideally located.

Distancia del Beit Jabad: 15 min.

Av. Francisco de Orellana 236


Hilton Colón de Guayaquil

Combining excellent service and a relaxed resort atmosphere, Hilton Colon Guayaquil is conveniently located just minutes from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport. Our Guayaquil hotel is your perfect retreat.

Distancia del Beit Jabad: 25 min.

Av. Francisco de Orellana 111



Malecón 2000

The Malecon is a pillar of the historic center of the city, since for its expansion and growth thebeginnings of the city had an important role in their development and beautification.

This is divided into sectors, the same that show the variety of the glories of Guayaquil, each one of them with a different color. So on its top shows the diversity of flags of Ecuador with a colorful contrast, for the "Crystal Palace" that displays with simplicity its imposing gaze.

La Perla

The 57.5-meter-high ferris wheel is strategically located between the northern zone of the Malecón 2000 and the Guayas River. It is adorned at night by 10 400 LED lights.

Its 36 cabins are designed to offer a panoramic view of the city.

Hours: Sunday to Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, from 10:00 to 24:00.

Cerro Santa Ana

The Cerro Santa Ana is a site of tourist interest of the city. To 310 meters are restaurants, cafes, art galleries, cafes and shops of souvenirs and crafts. Is equipped with small squares, green areas for recreation and rest, and its most important attraction is the view of the majestic Guayaquil.

Since its peak is observed, to the north, the intersection of the Daule and Babahoyo rivers that constitute the Guayas; to the south, the old commercial center of the city; to the east, the Santay Island and Duran; and to the west Cerro del Carmen and the rest of the city.

The Cerro Santa Ana is the historical past of Guayaquil, its present charming and its promising future. Are 444 steps with their respective attractions, which will put you in contact with the magic of this place.

The Cerro Santa Ana is located in the northeast of the city, at the foot of the Guayas River and next to the traditional neighborhood Las Peñas.


La Plaza Mirador El Fortín is the highest point of the hill on which stand the Lighthouse, the Plaza of honors, the Chapel of Santa Ana and the Open Museum and the Barracks that will monitor the order of the square.

Lighthouse has a great symbolic connotation, since Guayaquil has been in many aspects, light and guide of Ecuador. Rises at the top to a dimension of 85.90 meters above sea level, to 18.75 meters in height and has a internal staircase from which you access to a terrace, a strategic point to observe the city.

Museum "El Fortín del Santa Ana" (built in 2002). To guard the city that flourished in Cerro Santa Ana was founded in 1629 the Castle, Fort of San Carlos Located in the top of the Hill of Nuestra Señora de Santa Ana, was the strong and unique military defense of Guayaquil in the time that we must withstand continuous pirate attacks.

Barrio Las Peñas

It was declared Cultural Heritage in 1982, being the most representative architectural urban assembly from the beginning of the century . Its natural surroundings constitute the Cerro Santa Ana ideal to obtain a panoramic view and the Guayas River.

It is a reminder of the XVI century, birthplace of Guayaquil. Is the most traditional neighborhood, each of the houses has its own history, In here lived illustrious figures from the politics and culture of the country, as the musician Antonio Neumane, the presidents Francisco Robles, Jose Luis Tamayo, Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola, Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Eloy Alfaro, the writer Enrique Gil Gilbert, the historian Rafael Pine Rock, the painter Manuel Rendon Seminar, Alfredo Espinosa Tamayo, Juan Montalvo, educator Rita Lecumberry, including Ernesto "Che" Guevara was passing through this district and served free of pediatrician among his people.

It was also the birthplace of industrial, housewives, fishermen and sailors, characters that nourish life the daily life of the city.

Park Seminar or Iguanas Park

The Park Seminar also known as Parque de Las Iguanas, in their trees live tens of iguanas. It is the oldest of the city and the main point of concentration of the city, civic particularly for the festivities of October (Independence Holidays).

The equestrian statue of the Liberator, is located in the center of the park made of bronze and that rests on a marble base. The monument was inaugurated on July 24, 1889, in that same year after the initiative launched in 1872 by a committee formed for the effect was lifted the equestrian monument of Bolivar happening to be called "Plaza Bolivar".


Opening date:

25 July 1895 by General Eloy Alfaro.



is located between the streets of Chile, Chimborazo, Clemente Ballén and 10 August.

Botanical Garden of Guayaquil

The Botanical Garden retains approximately 324 species duly identified including timber trees as lignum vitae and oak; fruit trees and ornamental plants; exotic tropical plants that can be seen in their own habitat, as palms, water lilies, orchids, bromeliads, heliconias and cactus.

For the lovers of the nature is an ideal site. It is possible to observe more than 73 species of birds and over 60 species of butterflies. In addition to other animals such as armadillos, iguanas, rabbits and geese.

In addition there are 3 permanent explosions: Orchids (more than 50 species),Valdivia (minerals, rocks and precious stones) and medicinal plants. It has a viewpoint that allows you to observe the Daule and Babahoyo Rivers.


Address: Cerro Colorado. Urbanization "Orchids" - Av. Francisco de Orellana.

Zoo The Pantanal Guayaquil

Zoo "Pantanal" is located just 15 minutes from the center of the city, is a special and interesting place for all those lovers of the flora and fauna.

It has more than 100 species of flora and fauna.


The students and the general public will be accompanied by specialized guides to respond to any concern.

The main function of this Zoo Hatchery is the reproduction of wild animals in captivity, that usually are in danger of extinction, and that once reached this goal, are released in their natural habitat, preferably in ecological reserves existing in the country.


Address: Km. 23 track to Daule, diagonal Capeira Lake, 15 minutes from the center of the city.

Historical Park Guayaquil

The Historical Park is a refuge of life and history of the region and its natural wealth. This is an ideal place for eco-tourism and archeological. Where the visitor can go deep in the lush greenery of the forest and walking by a wooden path that passes through it. A place away from the commercial activity and the hustle and bustle of the city.

The Historic Park of Guayaquil was created on the initiative of the Central Bank of Ecuador with the objective to preserve for future generations the best of wildlife, traditions and the former urban architecture of this city.

The most representative species of the coastal ecosystem are found in this reservation.


Address: It is located in the Cdla. Entreríos track to Guayaquil-Samborondón.


Hours of attention: From Wednesday to Sunday 9:00 to 17:00.



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