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. By using our Quito trip itinerary maker , you can arrange your visit to Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus and other attractions in Quito.
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  • much highlights the importance that has Pope God in our lives and even more for those who live in the city
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  • The church’s mission-style facade is sure to wow the average traveller, but it’s the history that lies within the Iglesia Compania de Jesus that makes a visit here worthwhile. Our guided tour in Engli...  more »
  • My Mom and I see a lot of churches while traveling in central and south America, but this has got to be one of my favorites. The outside looks pretty unassuming, but the inside literally took my breat...  more »
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