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!
“NEOGOTHIC CHURCH ( main entrance to the old City) $2 the entrance open from 9 am to 5 pm. Need at least 2 hours to visit inside ”
“ok so this Virgin with Wings is the one that takes care of Quito, go pay the visit and enjoy the views of the city, from north to south. - and the andes all around.”
“Best place to look around the city's history from ancient cultures of Quito through the colonialization of our city and the freedom that got us to be a republic. Personal opinion: favorite museum!”
“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.”