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Address: Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Phone Number: 2581-895
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This Jesuit church is a masterpiece of baroque and Quiteno-colonial art...

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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Quite a spectacle!

This is a must to see. They wont let you take pictures. Don't know why. I almost didn't go in when they told me no pictures. I would figure that it should be part of the entrance... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Quito, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must to see. They wont let you take pictures. Don't know why. I almost didn't go in when they told me no pictures. I would figure that it should be part of the entrance fee.

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are many churches to visit in Quito and this is the one not to miss. There is a small admission charge to enter (on exiting the agent tears off part of your ticket so keep it handy). No photos inside the church. The place is beautiful and amazing given the gold plated work on much of the interior. While... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were awed by this gold leafed interior which took years to build since the Jesuits kept getting expelled from Quito. It is impossible to describe the detail it offered. Can't be missed if you are in Ecuador. Since you can't take pics inside, be sure to buy postcards in the church store - they weren't anywhere else that we... More 

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Zürich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing compares to this church, the gold-plated walls highlight beautiful pictures and other art pieces of the "Escuela Quiteña". Worth every second spent watching sharply everyone of its corners.

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got bad information from our hotel so it took more than one trip to the old town to see this but it is worth the trips for sure. A young church member gave us enough information to really understand what we were seeing. The gold is magnificent and the history is great to learn.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great architectural designed building and inside it will blow you away! The temples, the walls, the paintings, everything has been so perfectly designed and created that you would wonder nowadays who could possible do this kind of work? It will take you back on time, and let you enjoy this one of the many jewels they have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ecclesiastical artwork in the interior of this church are all the rave! I've visited many churches and cathedrals and the interior artwork found here really blew me away and made me glad I came. Photographs are usually prohibited inside, but the lady attendant on the day I visited made an exception for me (I can't tell you why since... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to a lot of churches around the world, so many we can't even get our children interested in them anymore! However, this one is a must see. We have never seen more gold in a church! The cost is around $5 a person, making it the costliest church in Quito....but well worth the price.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful church!!! It is really amazing! Unfortunately we cannot take pictures or film inside...it is really worth seeing!!!

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Elm Grove, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you only have time to visit one church in Quito, make it La Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus. Photos truly cannot do justice to the magnificent gilt styling of this very unique church. A guided tour will enable you to appreciate all aspects of the architectural styles represented within and will also lend insight on both church and... More 

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