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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
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
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
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
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
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