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This church is famous for its magnificent religious sculpture and the image of the Virgin, which was a gift from Charles V of Spain.
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Santo Domingo y Puerto Rico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture and art inside the church are truly incredible. The chance to mingle with the locals on the plaza that bears the church's name is precious. The views of El Panecillo from the plaza are excellent. This is steps away from la Plaza Grande/Plaza...More

Thank Steph_from_Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A church with a simple facade, but full of valuable history; In the square there is a monument to one of the most important characters for the independence of Ecuador, it is Marshal Antonio José de Sucre, who points towards the Pichincha volcano, where the...More

Thank Marco B
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Another of Quito's impressive examples of beautiful old churches. Very humbling to think how long this old building has been in service, and how it presides over the adjacent Santo Domingo Plaza. Our hotel was right on the plaza so every day when we returned...More

Thank atmmyers
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Another church that will live in your heart forever. Not to be missed and a great place to light a candle and say a prayer.

Thank cmlarsen01
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The place is large and full of history. The streets around it area also nice and safe to stroll during day and dusk. Night strollers should be a bit more vigilant there are always bad apples.

Thank Oscar V
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed across the street from this beautiful church that is lit as beautifully outside at night. Lovely inside and as with the other 16th century churches huge. The Virgin Mary was lit with lights over the altar.

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church interior. Like most church's in Quito they are breathtakingly beautiful. With such intricate hand painted ceilings and amazing gold designs it's definitely worth a visit.

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

You could really feel and see the history in this place and a great view from the roof. It's not a long and boring visit and is free. I do recommend you have a guide take you to give you the full explanation as there...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a must see when you visit this city, a beautfull church insede and out. The place is kid of dirty.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Another closed church - Trip adviser is way out of date for much of quito and went twice to this church and is out of date. Area on one side has hookers all around waiting for business and other side is other sketchy people so...More

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