We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
27
All photos (27)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average29%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“central park”(2 reviews)
“be careful”(2 reviews)
“independence”(3 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
26°
19°
Aug
26°
19°
Sep
27°
19°
Oct
Contact
Av 9 de octubre, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Guayaquil
Reviews (67)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveller rating
3
8
2
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
3
8
2
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscentral parkbe carefulindependenceavdividedmonumenttreeshistoryecuadoriguanascity
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is the closest Guayaquil gets to a Central Park. Unclear as to what 100 year anniversary to which it is dedicated. It may be the liberation of Ecuador because it is bifucated by Blvd 9 de October which is the street named for the...More

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Also known as Parque de las Iguanas, the park is home to countless iguanas freely roaming around and so used to people taking photos of them. Kids love playing with them. Some iguanas are so smart they nod at you relentlessly to feed them. Try...More

1  Thank amber r
Reviewed 28 October 2017

While in downtown make sure you take a look at what is possibly our second best known monument (after the "Rotonda"), which is the "columna de los proceres", inside this park. It will not take you more than 30 minutes to walk around this place...More

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

If you position yourself in the center of the city sure find you a full monument of history that they over contains the events of guayaquil's independence, its called la Columna de los Próceres this great park that divide one of the main avenues of...More

1  Thank Benjamin-Duvauchelle
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a small but interesting park. There are iguanas all over the place, and they're very interesting to watch. Be careful if you walk under the trees, the iguanas tend to hang out on the bigger branches and will occasionally drop some unpleasant gifts...More

Thank nebraskagolfer2017
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This park features what I consider to be the "Statue of Liberty" of Ecuador. I first came here over 40 years ago and the park has only gotten more beautiful with age. I have sat in this park for hours enjoying the ambiance and smoking...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Parque Centenario is a stop on the Metro line, it lets you off on 9 de October which is one of if not the busiest street in the city. The park has a lot of very nice statues, great gardens and walkways.

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 6 July 2016

If you place yourself in the center of the city of Guayaquil sure you come across this big park that divides one of the main avenues of the city, it contains a monument full of history that reflects the events of the independence of the...More

2  Thank ivanisraelrv
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Parque centenario is one of the largest parks in Guayaquil,it is located on Av. 9 de Octubre and Lorenzo de Garaycoa, in this place you can have a good time with friends and family and enjoy nature. in this park there are some monuments, in...More

1  Thank Marcia Q
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Typical city central park, 2 blocks on each side. The eastern side was under construction when we were there, so only one-half the park was open. But it was bustling with street musicians, vendors of lots of weird stuff, and iguanas! Lots of them. Good,...More

Thank David A
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Parque Centenario staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines