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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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Garcia Moreno N 10-43 | and Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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+(593)2584175
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It looks like a regular colonial era church from outside when you walk by on the street. However, I should say, the sculpture on the outside is still eye catching. Once inside you do feel the serenity. You don't need to be a believer or...More

Thank 788udayap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The outside of this church is rather plain and dingy and easily missed when walking down the street 1 block from the historic Quito square. The property is poorly marked and has a wrought iron fence surrounding it with the gate closed. There will be...More

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth seeing for the craftsmanship and unbelievable amount of gold covering floor to ceiling. It is not surprising that it took more than a century to accomplish the work. I loved the painting representing hell near the entrance. It made me think of...More

Thank Claudette94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as part of a tour of the old town. The front facade is an amazing piece of detailing. Not sure the entry fee is worth it though.

Thank seattaxi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just took a trip around the world, visiting 13 countries, with the first stop being Quito. I saw many cathedrals, mosques, temples, etc on my trip, but the most impressive one (on the inside at least) was this church in Quito. If you get...More

Thank Brett E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What more to say than wow this is an amazing place. You need a couple of hours to do this place justice.

Thank AJDDOD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After Brunch at Casa Gangotena, start your tour of historic churches here. Gold inlay, beautiful statues, a truly breath-taking experience.

Thank Vicky058
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This by far is my favorite church in the world. Its full of history, gold and art. You have to get the inside tour to get to know more about its history and architecture.

Thank Juan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful exterior and interiors! There is a lot of gold gilded altars which makes it very impressive. Photography is not allowed, so just enjoy the beauty of this historical church.

Thank Lv2Teach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the church with three of my good friends and we were astounded by the level of details in the architecture of this church. Most wall decorations were plated in gold, so that was pretty interesting for sure. The only downside of this church was...More

Thank Farizan R
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Cristina P
9 April 2018|
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Response from Timo U | Reviewed this property |
Not long , we had a private guide for the day, with him 1/2 h,
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Mary G
26 February 2018|
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Response from Jerri V | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, however each fee’s are very reasonable, some just take donations. I don’t believe we paid more than $5 pp at any of these churches and we visited several. You might try Quinto Tourism for that question.
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Fredo B
11 June 2016|
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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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