. As well as possessing two football stadiums a Coliseum [Coliseo Cerrado
] for basket ball, boxing and other indoor events you can also find a number of Clubs promoting tennis [clay or concrete
], golf courses, sailing schools facilities and also swimming pools. Horse racing can also be seen 6 km from the city at El Buijo
and Concert halls
. Several cinemas are located in the down town area of the City, but the best are in the north especially in the big malls [Multicines and Cinemark
]. To find the listings of what is going on buy the local newspapers: El Universo or El Telegrafo. Often the movies are played in English with Spanish subtitles so even if you speak little Spanish you may still enjoy the films in English. The same papers also provide a listing of Art galleries and museums but do check also with your hoteliers and tourist information centers for further listings.
Another attraction in Guayaquil is the ice-skating rink known as "Zona Fria
", located along the autopista La Puntilla-Samborondon. Km 2.5.
For a taste of Guayaquil’s famous nightlife [though much reduced following the curfew of 1998
] take a taxi to VE Estrada
||Article contributed by Dominic Hamilton|||