La Rotunda located on The Malecon 2000 commemorates the July 26, 1822 meeting between Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin.
The ferris wheel is know as The Pearl of Guayaquil. It is the largest ferris wheel in South America.
The lighthouse overlooks the oldest neighborhood of Guayaquil, Las Penas.
The Cathedral and the LIghthouse area are where the city was officially founded in the 1600s.
Fort of la Planchada was built in 1647 at the most strategic point in the city to protect against pirate attacks.
Official entrance to Las Penas. Steps to the lighthouse base are numbered (444 with an additional 50 steps to the top of the lighthouse).
Markers about artisits throughout Las Penas which has become a haven for artists of all kinds.
Overhang served as protection from trash being thrown out of the houses.
The layers of Las Penas.
Julio Jaramilio, notable Ecuadorian singer and recording artist, is one of the symbols of the city.
The refurbished area of Las Penas with restaurants and boutique hotels.
Area along the Guays River that has become home to businesses and condos.
Part of the Las Penas area was a brewery at one time. These were the old grain silos that have been converted into condos.
There are many mosaic tile works throughout Guayaquil. This monkey is one example.