I have all over the world and seen so many churches. This is a must. Well kept and really rich in details
About Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus
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A grand building with an extremely ornate door. Inside full of lots to see, no photos can be taken worth the visit
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.
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!!
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.
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
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
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