Posted by: pennyinparadise | October 14, 2008

Cuenca Architecture

The colonial buildings and cathedrals of Cuenca are a delight to the eye.    The main structure, visible from almost everywhere, and certainly from the terrace of my condo, are the three blue domes of the major cathedral on one side of the square known as Parque Calderon.

Cathedral Calderon

Cathedral Calderon

Blue Domes of Cathedral Calderon

Blue Domes of Cathedral Calderon

Doors of Cathedral Calderon

Doors of Cathedral Calderon

Here are some more cathedrals located around the city.

Cathedral Santo Domingo

Cathedral Santo Domingo

Cathedral San Blas

Cathedral San Blas

Antigua Cathedral

Antigua Cathedral

Cathedral built into mountain side

Cathedral built into mountain side

Cathedral in Quito

Cathedral in Quito

And some of the other beautiful buildings in Colonial Cuenca….

Supreme Court Building

Supreme Court Building

Interior Courtyard of Supreme Court Building

Interior Courtyard of Supreme Court Building

Glass Dome of Supreme Court Courtyard

Glass Dome of Supreme Court Courtyard


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