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Tourism, attractions, sightseeing, accommodations, food and drink plus practical facts for Ecuador's largest city.

Ecuadorian Photo Gallery - Quayaquil Mercado Sur

Views of Mercado Sur, designed by Gustave Eiffel, La Rotonda and Las Penas.

Banco de Guayaquil

Services and products.

Ecuador Explorer

Quayaquil information includes an introduction, background and history, plus things to do and see, palces to stay and links to other parts of the country.

Enjoy Guayaquil and its tropical surroundings

"Guayaquil, the capital of the Guayas province, is the largest and most populous city in Ecuador. Located on the Pacific coast, it has a tropical climate, and is known as the ‘Pacific Pearl’. It is the main port of Ecuador, thus, it is of great economic importance to the country." Things to see and do in and around the city, plus links to more information.

Guayaquil and the South Coast

City history and background for Guayaquil and other coastal cities.

Guayaquil Ecuador Attractions

City attractions include the Cathedral, Parque del Centenario, museums, churches and a stroll on the Malecon.

Guayaquil Excursions

Visit Cerro Blanco Forest Reserve, Puerto Hondo, Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve, Historical Park, Botanical Garden, "El Pantanal" Zoo and Puná Island.

Guayaquil Guia Turistica

Public services, sightseeing, ecotourism, nightlife, hotels, restaurants and other information in this guide to the city.

Guayaquil History

Brief background, climate, orientation and links to additional information about the city and Ecuador.


Guayaquil is the largest city in Ecuador. If you're stopping here on your way to the Galapagos Islands, you'll get to know the downtown areas of this city.


Introduction to the country, travel, visas, accommodations, restaurants, nightlife, industry, weather and time.


"Once little more than a commercial hub, frequented more by business visitors than travelers, Ecuador´s largest city has recently been swept away in a current of cultural revival." Attractions, hotels and restaurants.

La Rotonda

The La Rotonda is a historical monument that can be found on the waterfront walkway commemorating the meeting between Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin whicj resulted in major changes in the efforts to achieve independece from Spain.

La Universidad Laica Vicente Rocafuerte de Guayaquil

The university was founded in 1966.

Tour operators and Tourist information

Contact information for tour agencies.

Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil

Pre and post graduate courses and degrees.

Universidad Santa María at Guayaqul

Programs, campus information and resources.

Weather for Guayaquil, Ecuador

CNN's site offers current, forecast and temperature for Guayaquil and the rest of South America.
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