"El Ciudad Blanca, "The White City"" Top 5 Page for this destination Guayaquil Off The Beaten Path Tip by grandmaR

Guayaquil Off The Beaten Path: 17 reviews and 31 photos

  Gate 1
by grandmaR
  • Gate 1 - Guayaquil
      Gate 1
    by grandmaR
  • El Ciudad Blanca, "The White City" - Guayaquil
  • El Ciudad Blanca, "The White City" - Guayaquil
  • El Ciudad Blanca, "The White City" - Guayaquil
  • Gate 6 - Guayaquil
      Gate 6
    by grandmaR

This is one of the top ten things to visit in Guayaquil

It lies around a hill on the northern side Guayaquil, Ecuador which is topped by a huge statue of Christ. This is the National Cemetery, more picturesquely known as El Ciudad Blanca, "The White City" and it has gardens of elaborate marble sculptures and mausoleums, an imposing 20th century necropolis in ancient Greco-Roman style, and the new Religious Art Museum of Nahim Isaias Barquet in addition to hundreds of less grandiose graves of ordinary people in stacked mausoleums

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Feb 22, 2009
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“"..an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered." G.K. Chesterton”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 2 5
Forum Rank:
0 0 0 7 0

Have you been to Guayaquil?

  Share Your Travels