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The monumentt is historicly important , nothing special but part of the riverwalk aera , closed to the municipio biulding and a lot of other landmakrs from Guayaquil . i recomend to visit this part of Guayaquil for walking but not at a very hot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alexanderwag
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Probably one of the more interesting points of a long broadwalk. If you're out and about on Malecon 2000 the area this statue is situated in could be considered one of the more interesting spots. I'd suggest Las Penas and it's iconic light house if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fayezzz
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Guayaquil statuary impressed me. I loved the very European feel of the statutes in the parks. But this one is very impressive because it was built right on the Malecon and it stands out. A tribute to Ecuadorian history.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DanasTrip
Reviewed 15 July 2018

beautiful statues in a beautiful part of Guayaquil. There is much to see in this part of town. Once should grab a nearby hotel an spend about 2-3 days minimum.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank handymantulsa
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very nice long promenade (Malecon 2000), a small plaque is present to give some information about the Rotonda. Very lush and cool area to walk around. Free Wifi around the whole Malecon. Close to lots of restaurants and the city center. Many statues, a view...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hulkytwobelts
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a nice landmark along the Malecon (the river board walk) in Guayaquil. The whole board walk is really charming and this location also has the words Guayaquil spelled out in bright, colorful letters which is a nice picture spot.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank winterfe5
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The sculpture commemorates the meeting of Simón Bolivar and Jose de San Martin who lead the fight against Spanish rule throughout the countries of South America. To the front of the sculpture the name of the city is spelt out in giant letters, making it...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a popular meeting place for Guayaquil natives. The word GUAYAQUIL is spelled out in colorful fiberglass letters just in from of the monument on the Malecon 2000 at the start of Blvd 9 de October.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Closed to the old buildings in downtown Guayaquil, Malecon 2000, the Mayor office, domestic and international banks in the area. Selfies come out great with the colorful and huge GUAYAQUIL sign.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank cvaldez63
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Hemiciclo de la Rotunda is a cool monument/sculpture. It's more impressive live than in photos, though if you have seen a photo, you've basically seen the entirety of the attraction. Not sure I'd suggest going out of your way just to see it, however...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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