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Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus

Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
2581-895
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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)
“beautiful church” (207 reviews)
“baroque style” (34 reviews)
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Benalcazar 562 y Antonio Jose de Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This 16th century church was amazing! Loved the local artist's depiction of the nativity with a llama and a horse. Wandered back into the museum thru a short door in a side chapel to see the beautiful vestments and papal artifacts.

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 3 days ago

The architecture and interior painting and decoration of this very old cathedral are truly remarkable.

Thank Jocelyn S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Everything is gold...well... Gold painted... Visually stunning at first but then you examine the details and it is not quite the same impression. However when taken in to account with the history and of where you are in the world... It regains some of its...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a guided tour of the church and grounds they were quite spectacular well worth a visit. The paintings and architecture were beautiful.

Thank KayeGriffin
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have all over the world and seen so many churches. This is a must. Well kept and really rich in details

Thank S1PRA
Reviewed 1 week ago

A grand building with an extremely ornate door. Inside full of lots to see, no photos can be taken worth the visit

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the main cathedrals in Quito are worth a visit, the vast majority are walking distance to each other. This one in particular has an absolutely stunning interior.

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 1 week ago

After seeing many churches around the world, I was still amazed at the beautiful gold interior of Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus. You're not supposed to take photos inside, but they would never do it justice anyway. The detail is incredible - must visit!!

Thank thewishfire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seen many churches in many countries but the internal of this one was breathtaking. No pictures allowed so need to keep it in your memory!

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent example of Mudejar style architecture inside and hand carved stone outside. The altar is handcarved wood with gold overlay that is spectacular. Art from the Quito School is also displayed. Truly a beautiful colonial church.

Thank planestrainsboats
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Fredo B
11 June 2016|
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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|
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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.
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