This church is much more than just a building. It has some of the most beautiful architecture and representations of Jesus. We observed mass one afternoon and it was very moving.
About San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco)
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We went inside to the Andalusian garden and it seemed instantly familiar to us as we are parishioners at the Santa Barbara mission here at home. Only this one is several times the size and about 200 years older. A peaceful place, we were able...More
It is the oldest church in Quito, the inside is a work of art. You can also visit the tunnels which are now converted into a gift shop that has all kinds of handcrafts, chocolate and diferent goods.
This beautiful church will take your breath away. I have visited many churches all over the world but I don't think I have ever seen one so beautiful. It is impossible to describe - you just have to go to experience it! Unfortunately there is...More
We arrived here as they were just closing. Our guide paid our fee and we entered. We stayed for a while as the guide talked quietly and softly about the history of the church. It is absolutely beautiful inside. If you take pictures, be discreet....More
The church is very nice, but we actually enjoyed the plaza even more. A nice open space that fronts the entrance to the church.
This massive church is open 7-11 a.m. and then again from 3-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The altar is being refurbished but it doesn't distract from seeing its beauty. There is a pretty library tucked away. Follow a side hallway to see the priest's garments and the...More
Must visit place and pay homage to Lord Jesus and see the beautiful gold carving in there , sadly cannot tKe pictures inside and admission fee 3 usd .