If it's your first time in the city, this place it's a must see, mostly cause of the architecture and history.
About Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus
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An English speaking tour guide added layers of understanding for this visit. Could easily overlook the synchronized ways that indigenous worshippers and superior artists left their marks and sometimes uneasy shared histories here. Under layers of gilded ornament and sophisticated frescoes and paintings.
The architecture from the outside is already a masterpiece but when you go in you have to take some time to adjust for the sheer beauty of it. Covering in gold leaf the alter is surely one of the most intricate i have seen. It...More
Many many churches to visit in Quito. Pay the entry fee to climb to the towers and see great views of the city all around. The last couple of flights up are circular stairs where only 1 person at a time can go up or...More
This church is located within walking distance from downtown Quito. Everything inside this church is said to make out of pure gold or plated with pure gold and they all look like it. Regrettably picture-taking is not allowed inside the church.