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
About Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus
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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.
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.
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
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.
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
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