Very interesting art work. Fortunately were able to attend a free concert the night of 3/16. An excellent venue for a performance
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Well done to the Jesuits. Sunny days are best as the light glitters off the gold. Go early in the morning to avoid long and constant ship cruise tours filling the church.
Amazing church, amazing architecture and a beautiful old town full of history and great structures that make the experience unforgettable. A must see if you are staying in Quito.
From the outside you think it is just another cathedral. But once you step inside, it is opulent. I have never seen so much gold. You cannot take pictures once inside but the beauty will stay with you forever.
We enjoyed this church because of the uniqueness of nearly everything being covered in gold leaf, however, honestly it is not most beautiful church in Quito for us.
Definitely recommend a visit to this ornate Jesuit church for $4. Ask at the desk for a free guided tour - I had one in English all by myself from a very knowledgeable guide. Incredibly gifted craftsmen spent 160 years carving, decorating and gilding the...More
A beautiful place to visit. The inside is just amazing. Paintings from colonial times, polvo de oro making the inside golden, even in the roof. You'll be amazed! Every single corner has a unique story. This barroco style church is so unique you'll want to...More
Absolutely beautiful! The ornate gold walls were indescribable. I only regret that I couldn't take pictures of the inside.
Well worth a visit, very interesting history and amazing although somewhat overwhelming and elaborate carvings and gold leaf.