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Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus

Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A church full of gold. Really impressive. My favorite part was going up to the dome. We were guided up to the outside of the dome on the roof and we had to climb into the dome through a window-like door. The cat walk around...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 5 days ago

With so many churches and so little time, we were glad to be able to get into this iglesia and bask in the warm glow of gold leaf and enjoy the blending of architectural styles.

Thank MrsAAM
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have to choose one church, among the many to visit in Quito, this one is a must. The baroque interior is entirely covered in gold. The entrance fee at 8 us dollars is a little steep.

Thank sunshine918107
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been to Quito maybe 8 times in the last 2 years but only last month I was able to enter and visit La Iglesia de la Compañia. I understand is the best example of the Baroque style that is still in place in the...More

Thank Ramen163
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most breath-taking churches I have ever visited. Covered in gold leaf, and the history within it is fascinating at times. Tours are in either Spanish, English, or both (I'm not entirely sure about other languages; however I did see a...More

Thank 504to593
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful golden church. It is unique on its type. Spend as much time as you can. Try to find the marvelous details of the altars.

Thank Carmen Elena S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is a Must!!! Such a beautiful church, is very well taken care. You can also see local people, and get a good idea of the old town life style. Highly recommended.

Thank Veronica F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why the hustler church? Well it shines like crazy, pictures are not allowed in the church because of the wealth of it and the art inside, like no other in Quito is the church with more artistic details. It was the first time i visited...More

Thank Cochu006
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Jesuit church is one of the oldest and most beautiful in Quito. Its Baroque style architecture is highlighted by the widespread goldleaf structures inside the main areas of the Church. Also not to be missed are the Moorish and Neo classical influences. Spending a...More

Thank eat1226
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place the design is gothic exquisite! The view of quito old town is impressive. This city has an incredible energy that's hard to explain! You need to go and try

Thank Francisco B
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Fredo B
11 June 2016|
Response from Juan M |
Puedes conseguir info en la pagina oficial de la fundación, sin embargo el precio de la boda rondaba entre los 500 dólares.
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Tod M
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.