Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus, Quito
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Quito's famous Baroque church, Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus dazzles visitors with its golden interior. Dripping with extravagance, the church is adorned head to toe in gold leaf decorations, perhaps explaining why it took 160 years to build. Equally impressive-- though not nearly as golden--the church's symmetrical facade gives visitors a taste of what's to come inside. Have a look at the indigenous Ecuadorian faces depicted subtly on the pillars. Our Quito vacation trip planner makes visiting Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus and other Quito attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Spectacular. Not to be missed when visiting Quito. It was long closed for restoration and is a luxury visit have it and lose it. Very good and skilled guides.
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  • It is a faithful representative of the American Baroque. But the distinctive is that upon entering the Church one is impressed by their decor, since the interior is gold, with delicate craft and numerous details and huge pictures of Quito paintings. The input costs u$ d 5 (somewhat expensive if compared to the other places that charge admission of Quito). Perhaps because of that value could deliver a prospectus. You are not allowed to take pictures inside.
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  • I am not a Quito and believe that I have been able to visit many churches in the world and the company amazed and astonished whenever I visit it. It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cristiamos temples of the colony.
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