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El Sagrario, Quito

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 55 reviews on the web
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  • It looks small from outside, but it is big inside. The mass was going on when I arrived. The priest was talking slowly so I could follow what was going on (with my limited Spanish). The main altar is ...  read more »
  • Design of the colonial style church impresses on the inside and outside... Details and well preserved that is well worth visiting...
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  • Is a church small but very pretty in its interior, which not met since were tired and puzzled of that you charge to one for enter to all the churches of the sector.
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  • One of many inspiring churches very near each other. An easy walk around the old section of Quito.
  • cute place
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  • The enclosure of the main nave, work of Bernardo de Legarda, is considered one of the richest in the Quiteño Baroque, to which Pazos barrier describes as "a fabulous carving on wood at the beginning of the 18th century. Her columns have given way to plant forms culminating in capricious capitals and cornices. Clones, on the inside, the symbols of the altar». Central dome, whose dome was decorated with frescoes that reproduce scenes from the Bible, was also commissioned to master Legarda in 1742, whom Francisco Albán assigned to the artist for that work.
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  • It's really one of the chapels of the Cathedral of Quito, dedicated to the Corpus. The Chapel is decorated with the typical Baroque style of the historical churches of the city.
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