This church may be one of the most visited in Quito. Crowds are drawn to the interior, which is completely adorned in gold leaf.
La Compañía de Jesús is Quito’s most ornate church and a standout among the baroque splendors of the Old Town. Including its Moorish elements, perfect symmetry (right down to the trompe l’oeil staircase at the rear), symbolic elements (bright-red walls are a reminder of Christ’s blood) and its…
GO FOR THE GOLD, this one is just one of the most gorgeous things you will see in architecture and baroque decorations in the city.
Known to be the most beautiful church in all of South America (disputed, of course), La Compañía is not to be missed. It’s entire inside is made of thin sheets of real gold. It’s amazing!
“This Basilica is the largest Neo-Gothic church in the Americas! Designed by a French architect Emilio Tarlier. ”
“The Panecillo is a natural elevation of 3,000 meters above sea level, it was baptized with this name for its resemblance to a small bread; It is nestled in the very heart of the city of Quito. It is one of the most visited sites in the city. Due to its location it has become the most important natural viewpoint of the city, from which you can see the urban layout of the capital, from its historic center and towards the north and south ends.”
“One of our historical museums. You can much of our ecuatoriano history at this place. Guides are kind and you may experience and interest journey inside the city”
“A few steps from our suites is the entertainment center for local street performers. You will catch pouting clowns, magicians, and local dancers shine the cultural of Ecuador. This is a must see attraction in the evening when the famous 17th Century Iglesia de Santo Domingo shines its light on the square.”