National Constituent Assembly Work

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City Alfaro, former headquarters of the National Constituent Assembly, became a tourist site in the canton Montecristi (Manabi).The complex, located at the foot of the Hill of Montecristi, attracts local, national and foreign visitors throughout the year. Quijije Bailon Washington is one of 6 guides in place. Here not resting, the work is from Monday to Monday, there are tours that last between 30 and 60 minutes.The route begins in the central module. There worked the plenary hall where it was discussed and drafted the new Constitution of the country. There is an area dedicated to the exhibition of objects and photographs that show part of the life of Eloy Alfaro. There is also an area where works the historical archive of the alfarista revolution.On the outskirts of the complex there is an Esplanade where they sell various handicrafts such as necklaces with beads of tagua, straw hats toquilla or panama hats and made with tagua figures.In the Museum the Manabi artist Ivo Uquillas mausoleum He produced a sculpture of Eloy Alfaro. On the walls of a circular shape, Lenne his work shows the faces of those who were in the political development of Alfaro until his death.

The tour ends knowing a locomotive and a wagon that formed part of the emblematic work of Alfaro: the railroad that joined the coast with the Sierra.Los tourists learn about the history of the revolution of Alfaro. Some do not know that Eloy Alfaro made a revolution to the people.Karen and Jose Veliz Chileans and Cristian and Elias Ahumada Ecuadorians also came in search of the history of Alfaro. My nieces are visiting in Ecuador and one for bound in Manabi was without a doubt city Alfaro, said Cristian.The director of tourism of Manabi, Pedro Ponce, ensures that city Alfaro is the place that receives highest number of visits.

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