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Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania

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“beautiful church”(243 reviews)
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This Jesuit church is a masterpiece of baroque and Quiteno-colonial art with lavish golden altars and gilded columns, making it one of the most ornate structures in Ecuador.
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Garcia Moreno N 10-43, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful and historic building - well worth a look at. A guided tour is only about $5 and takes around 20 minutes. No photography inside but the gold leaf is amazing!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MarkA486
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The outside was pretty impressive and we were told there was a lot of gold inside. Entrance is $5 and you can't take photos. But wow- what a sight! Every inch ood the church is either gold or covered in intricate carvings. The only history...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PrincessFi88
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was not my favorite church in Quito, but the second best (My favorite was the San Francisco Church). The mass lof gold is really impressive. You can not imagine how much ist built in the walls. I also liked the Colonial style, it is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank birthesc
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Company Church as is known, is highly appreciated by all visitors. This is one of the best examples of the colonial period of the city of Quito (around 1600 AD). It is most worth to visit, to admire a collection of religious decoration, paintings...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Luis Fernando G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Learned a lot of historical facts even if we went without a tour guide. Tour groups with paid tour guides seem to think it’s their god given right to talk loud enough to disturb others while the people who work there do nothing to discourage...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Greggypooh
Reviewed 5 days ago

The church visit was memorable. They did not allow photos, so you will have to go see it, as opposed to find it online. It is brilliant. The tour was great too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lambda_by_mu
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It costs $5 per adult and kids are free. There is English/Spanish guide to walk you through the church, it takes approx. 30 mins. Interesting church and work a visit. No pics allowed..

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank labeangirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an incredible church this is....if you only visit one in Quito, make it this one. We first saw it lit up at night from the outside, which is pretty impressive, but the interior is breathtaking. Intricate Moorish patterns with red inlays, and gold leaf...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Greenjag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss this church, the whole interior is covered in gold. Located in the very city centre. Entrance fee.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LL P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking down the street with many churches in Quito, you com upon this one which looks very ordinary, until you walk inside. You are greeted with a glitzy display of gold leaf that matches any church in Europe. The paintings are done by local artists...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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20 March 2019|
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Response from NoRoadsLeadToRome | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know the answer, but I suspect the church will be open for Sunday masses as usual. They discourage tourists from wandering during mass, but you could probably enter if you look pious.
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9 April 2018|
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Response from timou927 | Reviewed this property |
Not long , we had a private guide for the day, with him 1/2 h,
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26 February 2018|
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