La Merced Church (Iglesia de la Merced), Quito

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  • Might have the gold in the altar just about right-- not too much like La Compania. Ceilings done in interesting white and pink as are some of the walls. Lots of paintings and strange red tapestry. Pro...  more »
  • I could watch it with their lights on, beautiful that you saw this church. Those who like Baroque art should not miss it,
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  • Closed a few hours from 12 noon, so caution is required on the timing of the visit. Liturgy of the hours is not a father talking to people and leave us when God Please bless, and received greetings. Underscoring its increased is familiar to the people, was an impressive church.
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  • I have no words to describe the beauty of this temple, it's great
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  • This church rose in honor of the Virgin Mary protective city after volcanic eruptions of the Pichincha that threatened to destroy it in the middle of the 17TH century. The Basilica de la Merced is entered by the square of the same name, has the best view of the Temple from that side: the great white canvas above the atrium of stone, the quadrangular tower with Arabic air in the upper body and auction; the central, graceful dome and the four cupulines with flashlight on the canvas. The access door is a representative frame of stone: pilasters of intercalated niches and so expensive adornments for Indian stonemasons.
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  • A cute space in the middle of the commercial bustle of the historic centre of Quito
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  • A representative Church for Catholics
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