Walking Tour in Loja

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Explore Loja, Ecuador, on a 1.45-hour walking tour like no other. Delve into the city’s captivating architecture, rich culture, and storied history with our passionate bilingual guides. As you wander through the enchanting streets, discover the hidden gems that reveal Loja’s artistic soul, earning it the title of Ecuador’s “Cradle of Artists.” Along the way, hear untold stories of local history, and receive personal recommendations for free concerts, art exhibitions, and cultural events. Unearth the vibrant heart of Loja, where every step is a step into a world of art, culture, and enchantment.

General information

Price / 45 USD

You can pay online


English & Spanish



Starting time

9:00 /17:00 hrs


1 hour 45 minutes

Included / excluded

1.45-hour guided walking tour

A tour guide

Gratuities (optional)

Food and drinks

Full description

Explore Loja, Ecuador’s hidden gem and “Cradle of Artists!” We are delighted to have you join us for a captivating 1.45-hour walking tour that will take you on a journey through the heart of this culturally rich city. Our knowledgeable and passionate bilingual tour guides are eager to share the vibrant history, captivating architecture, and the warm and welcoming people that make Loja truly special.

As we set off on this adventure, let’s begin by exploring the architectural wonders that grace Loja’s streets. You’ll be enchanted by the blend of colonial and contemporary styles that showcase the city’s evolution over the centuries. From ornate churches to colorful facades, each building tells a unique story of Loja’s past and present.


But Loja is more than just bricks and mortar. It’s a city that breathes culture and history. Our guides will transport you back in time as they regale you with tales of indigenous traditions, Spanish conquests, and the birth of Ecuadorian independence. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of how this city has played a pivotal role in shaping the nation’s identity.

What truly sets Loja apart is its artistic soul. As the “Cradle of Artists,” the city has produced some of Ecuador’s most renowned poets, musicians, and visual artists. Along our route, you’ll discover the creative spirit that flows through every corner, from vibrant street art to hidden art galleries.

But that’s not all! As part of our commitment to providing you with an authentic and immersive experience, we’ll also reveal the best-kept secrets of Loja’s local history. These are the stories that don’t make it into guidebooks, but they are the threads that weave together the tapestry of this remarkable city.

As you soak up the sights and stories, our guides will also share their personal recommendations for free concerts, art exhibitions, and additional cultural events happening in Loja. This is your chance to truly embrace the vibrant cultural scene and be part of the city’s creative pulse.

So, get ready to fall in love with Loja, where every step you take is a step into a world of art, culture, and history. Our walking tour promises an unforgettable experience, a journey through time, and an invitation to explore the hidden treasures that make Loja, Ecuador’s “Cradle of Artists,” a city like no other. Let’s embark on this adventure together and discover the soul of Loja, one fascinating story at a time.

Meeting point

Meet  your guide at Plaza de Santo Domingo,go to the Plaza de Santo Domingo and look for the person with the T shirt or jacket with Life in Loja logo.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.