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Ambato is located in the center of the Sierra region of Ecuador, in the province of Tungurahua. Surrounded by beautiful volcanoes and snow-capped mountains such as Tungurahua, Chimborazo and Carihuayrazo.

It is nationally known as the "City of Flowers and Fruits", also "Cradle of the Three Juanes", "Cosmopolitan City", or "Garden City of Ecuador, names given for its culture and traditions.

Ambato is currently one of the most important capitals in the central region of Ecuador. Its fertile lands and its privileged location have made possible the economic development of industry and commerce, highlighting the leather, textile and automobile sectors. So Ambato has become a strategic point for tourism and commerce.

Tourist attractions

Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Elevation

Located in front of the Juan Montalvo Park, it dates back to 1954. It is one of the most representative buildings in the city of Ambato. In its murals the beauty of the landscape and mountains of the province of Tungurahua is captured.

Cevallos Park

It is considered a cultural icon of the city of Ambato, it has an extension of 4,000 square meters and is surrounded by heritage buildings such as the Municipality, the Interior and the Casa del Portal.

Quinta Juan León Mera

The construction of the Quita de Juan León Mera is Spanish in style and dates back to 1874. Inside, one of the most important men in Ecuadorian literature and author of the lyrics of the National Anthem of Ecuador guards life, manuscripts, paintings and photographs. .

Family Park

It is the most visited park in Ambato with 57 hectares, it is a space for learning, recreation and multiple entertainment. It is made up of gardens, fruit orchards, the reading gazebo, the Civic square, the convention center and sports fields. The viewpoint of the park has an excellent panoramic view of the city.

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