Cemetery in the Ecuadorian city Guayaquil will be a touristic destination. Over an area of 15 hectares over the past 170 years was buried about 700 thousand people, many of which left a significant mark in the history of the country. A third burial due to the high artistic level of gravestones declared a national cultural heritage.
Streets and staircases of the cemetery resemble a museum: sculptures and statues, the whole arrangement of white marble, not inferior to the level of performance in the best collections of museums in Europe. Artistic compositions cemetery features a variety of architectural styles - Greco-Roman, Neo-Classical, Baroque and Moorish. The age of some monuments exceeds 200 years.
Tourists already come to look at these sites. Now, the sculptures are systematised in 4 thematic routes, which can be taken from 28 October. The total duration of excursions is about 1.5 hours.
So to pay tribute to the heroes of the country and the presidents of Ecuador it is possible in the route "Entre la grandeza y la huella eterna". Tour under the name "Tras las sombras del ultimo verso" will be held at the resting place of the arts, culture and music. By selecting "Memoria y el vuelo de los angeles", visitors will see the best sculptures cemetery, and the latest version of excursions includes the graves of other famous people of the city and country.
The heart of the southern coast, the port of Guayaquil - the biggest city and economic center of Ecuador, the country's major export gateway. It is located approximately 250 kilometers south-west of the capital, on the Guayas river.