Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa), Banos

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
A place of pilgrimage for those wishing to thank the Virgin Mary for her miracles, Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa) is an impressive Neo-Gothic church that is central to the spiritual life of the town. The facade has been constructed using volcanic rock from the surrounding landscape, and its dark coloration makes for an imposing and impressive exterior. The interior displays many paintings depicting the Virgin performing miracles, while the onsite museum shows the history of the town, the church, and the volcano shaping the landscape and influencing the life of the area's natives. Make Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa) a part of your Banos vacation plans using our Banos trip generator.
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  • Enter this church, transports you to several centuries ago, is something so beautiful, see his paintings which depict the stories of its citizens and the various miracles that have made the Virgen de Agua Santa one of the invocations with more followers in Ecuador, don't forget to visit it.
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  • We went to mass one Sunday and it is filled with people, both tourists and locals. The Church has a spectacular altar and a very nice decoration details. Many colors
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  • Some churches are interesting to visit, others not. But what made this interesting was the fact that historical paintings of Banos, Volcan Tungurahua, and the Pastaza valley were hung on the walls whi...  read more »
  • You see this from anywhere in Banos. I only went inside once and that was when an orchestra was playing some famous film songs like Mission Impossible etc. I don't know if that is common but it's pretty cool.
  • You can see this gorgeous cathedral from anywhere in Banos, its a very good reference point for meeting people.
  • A very iinteresting church at this awosome city of Baños, if you visit this beatiful city you should go to the church that is called "Virgen de Agua Santa"
  • beautiful church
  • Beautiful architectural structure, a quiet place with its Park to the front, nice bathrooms
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