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Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus

Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday

The Compania is simply stunning. The amount of gold leaf throughout the church is unbelievable. There is also art everywhere. Don't miss the relics in the room behind the altar. The giant painting of hell near the entrance is magnificent and disturbing. It might just...More

Thank Jolene M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The amount of gold leaf is breathtaking. The church is very "Baroque". The story and importance of Saint Mariana de Paredes to Quito and the church is important to understand.

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Jesuits organized artisans of many different kinds to create this very ornate Baroque church. After many years of neglect, it has been restored and gives us an example of the Ecuadorian peoples' art and faith.

Thank nikkie10
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very impressive church resplendent in its gilt Baroque interior. I enjoyed my guided tour and learned a lot about the history of the Jesuits in Ecuador. Particularly enjoyed the altar dedicated to St. Ignatius Loyola one of the founders of the order. This is definitely...More

2  Thank jamusaba
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really beautiful inside with lots of history! The whole inside is covered in gold and they have the original pews. Worth a stop inside for $2.50 per person. Remember, no pictures inside of the church!

Thank Kelli123
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our guide said it was his favorite church and as we entered we agreed, what a beautiful church. It literally gave me goose bumps! The alter was so ornate along with all the other decorations.

Thank Mauishearer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is one of the most beautiful, if not THE most beautiful, in Quito. All the gold is stunning. There is so much to see and experience in this beautiful church. Best to do with a guide the first time so you know all...More

1  Thank benecu
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is a symbol of the great city of Quito and its colonial downtown. All made of gold, it characterizes for its baroque predominant style is astonishing in details and golden luxury. There are many stories around and within this unique icon, like the...More

1  Thank Juan V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very elaborate, gold-plated interior of this Baroque style church. For the full experience go to a mass there with the local parishioners. The church will be packed and allows to see the church as it was intended.

Thank Joan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon entering you will be blown away by the elaborate gold theme throughout the entire church. The Baroque style will take you through a historical journey of one of the oldest buildings in South America. You are not allowed to photograph inside the church so...More

Thank isabel4
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Fredo B
Hola yo soy residente de ecuador como puedo consigir para casar me en esta iglesia? Cuanto questa? Como puedo consigir mas informacion.
11 June 2016|
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Tod M
Are there public masses held?
3 October 2015|
Response from Tony V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have specific schedules for masses and of course every sunday the church is closed for visits and it is only open for locals to attend a mass.
Coty H
hola!, quisiera saber de las 11 paradas que ofrecen, cuando nos bajemos cuanto tiempo nos dan para hacer el recorrido y si el auto cuando salgamos este afuera?
8 January 2017|
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