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Prohibido Centro Cultural

Calle Peatonal La Condamine 12-102 | Sector: El Vado, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-284-0703
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Strange and interesting

It was $1.50 entry and is worth it, as it’s very strange! The owners Dad made everything in there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah M
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Unexpected. Worth a look

Not really a museum, or a gallery. The artist’s work had been banned from public display by the... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Becky M
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Coffee Museum, dedicated to Extreme Art,in it's various expressions: music, theater, painting, sculpture, video art, etc.. .since 1996, located in the city of Cuenca, Ecuador in the traditional sector of "El Vado". In response, beginning in a personal search of the artist Eduardo Moscoso and his family. Services we provide: - Artistic show room - Permanent Gallery - Gastronomy - Cocktails - Cafeteria - Tattoo Studio Address: Calle Peatonal La Condamine 12-102 y Tarqui
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“guillotine” (4 reviews)
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“death” (4 reviews)
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Calle Peatonal La Condamine 12-102 | Sector: El Vado, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was $1.50 entry and is worth it, as it’s very strange! The owners Dad made everything in there - it’s cool and weird! I wish we knew more about the thought behind it all, but nonetheless - go have a look! There’s a really...More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Not really a museum, or a gallery. The artist’s work had been banned from public display by the government so it now lives in this place. Some things ugly, some things amusing but nothing pretty. Heavy sexual overtones. Don’t take children - you’ll be trying...More

Thank Becky M
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Go get your picture taken in a coffin or a guillotine. Not for children or easily offended people. Be sure to look in the grates for surprise underground exhibits.

Thank buzzinaround
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The Cuenca walking tour pointed out this cafe/art/curio place to us - and we're glad we returned to check it out. It's only a dollar and if you have a taste for the unusual and appreciate the vision of an artist you will enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

So if you have a slightly kinky side, you should check this place out. Not really BDSM, but think skulls, death, destruction. I liked it and Marta who runs the place is interesting too.

Thank CFEIII
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Located at the far end of Calle Larga, this is a street with some very unique and artsy shops. There is one shop that is stuffed full of all sorts of Ecuadorean antiques. You can eat a cheap lunch and speak English with some of...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This exhibition is worth a visit although not a real 'must see'. A lot of skeletons and skulls, some weird paintings and statues and a small bar/cafe. If you want a picture of yourself in a coffin or guillotine this is where you should go

Thank EduardUtrecht
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

A fine artist's work, in multiple mediums from paint to jewelry to woodworking to plasterwork. If you are an artist, don't miss this.

Thank mommyceo
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The most interesting extreme art museum ever!! Highly recommended if you appreciate alternative dark art. We really enjoyed taking pictures in all its dark corners.

Thank Ana B
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

I quite enjoy art that doesn't fit with 'mainstream" expectations, and this place definitely fit that bill! Very gothic-inspired, lots of graphic depictions of sexual acts, death and macabre scenes. My fiance and I were fascinated by the place, but it is definitely not for...More

Thank Rachel S
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