Tourism, attractions, sightseeing, accommodations, food and drink plus practical facts for Ecuador's largest city.
Views of Mercado Sur, designed by Gustave Eiffel, La Rotonda and Las Penas.
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.
"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.
City history and background for Guayaquil and other coastal cities.
City attractions include the Cathedral, Parque del Centenario, museums, churches and a stroll on the Malecon.
Visit Cerro Blanco Forest Reserve, Puerto Hondo, Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve, Historical Park, Botanical Garden, "El Pantanal" Zoo and Puná Island.
Public services, sightseeing, ecotourism, nightlife, hotels, restaurants and other information in this guide to the city.
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.
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.
The university was founded in 1966.
Contact information for tour agencies.
Pre and post graduate courses and degrees.
Programs, campus information and resources.
CNN's site offers current, forecast and temperature for Guayaquil and the rest of South America.