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Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus

Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gold leaf” (212 reviews)
“gold plated” (16 reviews)
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Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Amazing inside, the golden alters and ceilinmg, but there is a small charge to go in, and photos and video are not allowed.

Thank John4One
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure why this is rated so highly on TripAdvisor....it's a very pretty church as they go (lots of gold...too much!). But my main gripe is why you have to pay for this when there are other church's near by that are free (granted...More

Thank JamesF_London
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Worth a stop while view Old Town Quito. Take your time inside and out to appreciate all of the architectural details and art.

Thank kmarch
Reviewed 27 April 2016

If passing through Quito, stopping by this church is a historic and quite learning experience. A guided tour with an specialist instructor is always available throughout the day for individual visitors or groups.By the time the tour is over, you could probably have the feeling...More

Thank NAPO777
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Beautiful gold leaf throughout. make sure to get a guide to explain all of the art work. Great place to sit and absorb the beauty and powerful atmosphere.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We had an amazing guide which helped explain the significance of the architecture and art. Suggest half an hour for visit.

Thank Katie906
Reviewed 27 April 2016

By far the most beautiful church in Latin America. The art, the colour, the lights and specially the history behind its construction! Don't miss this Quito's jewel. Thanks.

Reviewed 25 April 2016

well worth a visit inside this amazing church. Even if you're not religious the art work is fantastic

Thank kevin592
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This place is REALLY BEAUTIFUL. You really must go here. It is a must see for Quito. It is one of the most significant churches in South America.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Peaceful and beautiful interior. Make sure you have a guide, as there is a lot of history to check out.

Thank stephentK1887EE
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Fredo B
11 June 2016|
Response from Juan M |
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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Tod M
3 October 2015|
Response from Tony V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have specific schedules for masses and of course every sunday the church is closed for visits and it is only open for locals to attend a mass.