ROUTE OF ARCHITECTURE
Manuela Cañizares school, located on Avenue December 6
Explanation of the facade of Colegio Manuela Cañizares
Neobarroco iconic work of the 40s, has been the site of one of the oldest institutions of female education of Ecuador, founded in 1901 by General Eloy Alfaro.
Visit to the Fund of Economic Culture
It was the residence of President Galo Plaza Lasso and his family, built in neoclassical style, where he later worked the Diplomatic Academy and is currently the headquarters of Carlos Fuentes Cultural Center and the Fund of Economic Culture of Mexico.
Castillo Faride Facade
One of the iconic castles of La Mariscal, built in the 1930s by Ruben Vinci for lebanese businessman José Chemali Kalife.
Villa Gloria Facade
Mansion built in 1914 as the residence of the Ambassador of Chile Victor Eastman Cox and was expanded in 1950. During the 1970s was temporary home of the painter Oswaldo Guayasamin and his second wife Luce French Deperon.
Admission to the National Academy of History
It is a historicist style mansion built in 1928 with a strong Arab influence, so it was called Mansion Alhambra and was the residence of the Herdoíza family.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
WHAT TO BRING?
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sweater waterproof
- Moisturizing drinks
Sanitary facilities: Cultural Center Carlos Fuentes.
Feeding: Café and restaurant in the Carlos Fuentes Cultural Center.