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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.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gold leaf” (212 reviews)
“beautiful church” (206 reviews)
“gold plated” (16 reviews)
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Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have all over the world and seen so many churches. This is a must. Well kept and really rich in details

Thank S1PRA
Reviewed 4 days ago

A grand building with an extremely ornate door. Inside full of lots to see, no photos can be taken worth the visit

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 4 days ago

All of the main cathedrals in Quito are worth a visit, the vast majority are walking distance to each other. This one in particular has an absolutely stunning interior.

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 6 days ago

After seeing many churches around the world, I was still amazed at the beautiful gold interior of Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus. You're not supposed to take photos inside, but they would never do it justice anyway. The detail is incredible - must visit!!

Thank thewishfire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seen many churches in many countries but the internal of this one was breathtaking. No pictures allowed so need to keep it in your memory!

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent example of Mudejar style architecture inside and hand carved stone outside. The altar is handcarved wood with gold overlay that is spectacular. Art from the Quito School is also displayed. Truly a beautiful colonial church.

Thank planestrainsboats
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited twice, the second time to attend mass on Sunday. On Sunday morning there are volunteer "guards" posted at the gate who don't like tourists to go to the mass and then leave early but we persuaded them we would stay for the entire...More

Thank JPSF49
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing Jesuit construction that features a totally gold plated wood walls. This is one of the 7 churches that cross the 7 crosses street (Garcia Moreno) so you can plan to visit all the 7 churches in one day. Quito is well know for...More

Thank DavidAlejandro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Half refinished and it is incredible! If you are a church goer it is rightup there with someof the nicest active churches in the world. If you have time ask someone to tell you the story of it being built.

Thank ShawnC-NJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quito is a city of churches, built by the Spanish when they weren’t killing, looting and spreading disease As soon as one steps inside the grandeur of this 15th century edifice is obvious. It is a large structure with numerous altars. Every inch of the...More

Thank Ian T
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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.