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Main touristic attraction in the City of Riobamba

Riobamba City Hall

It was built by Natale Tormen, the facade of this building has a neoclassical style with high ceilings and very wide rooms, spacious corridors decorated with strong and sober pillars. It was rebuilt and expanded in 1990 by the architect Gonzáles.

Central Bank Museum

This place is located on JoséVelóz Street, between Carabobo and Juan Montalvo Street. There is a lot of really interesting artifacts such as: antique books, videos, music and a collection of photographs from the late 19th century and early 20th century, about the province of Chimborazo.

The Cathedral Rock Museum

It is located on 5 de Junio Street, between Velóz and Orozco Street, next to the Cathedral and the bishop's house. It stores religious writings about churches and buildings that have been found and restored about the old Riobamba. The museum occasionally holds art and plastic exhibitions.

Conceptís Monastery Museum

This religious art museum belongs to the convent of concept mothers. It is one of the jewels of culture, history and religious tradition of the old Riobamba. It is distributed in 14 rooms, where a great number of sculptures are exhibited: canvases, furniture, ornamental clerical elements weave in gold and silver, and objects of the 17TH and 18THI century. La custodia of old Riobamba is special and unique, considered as one of the most beautiful art pieces of the Hispanic American religious goldsmith, because of its exceptional wrought, the pure expressions of its components and majestic structure, it is 1.5 meter in height. The museum is located on Argentinos 19-80 and Larrea Street.


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