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The Church of the Society of Jesus , known colloquially as la Compañía, is a Jesuit church in Quito, Ecuador. It is among the best-known churches in Quito because of its large central nave, which is profusely decorated with gold leaf, gilded plaster, and wood carvings. Inspired by two Roman Jesuit churches — the Chiesa del Gesù and the Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola — la Compañía is one of the most significant works of Spanish Baroque architecture in South America. It is Quito's most ornate church and the country's most beautiful. Wikipedia

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Private Full Day Chimborazo Volcano & Balbanera’s Church Visit From Guayaquil

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Church Of The Society Of Jesus, Quito

Chimborazo is the highest volcano and mountain in Ecuador, and the point furthest from the center of the Earth with an altitude of 6263.47 meters above sea level. Its last known eruption is believed to have occurred around A.D. 550. We will make a panoramic view of the Chimborazo Volcano, the car will arrive at the first refuge the we begin walking to the second refurge of this amazing volcano. After this visit we will be a stop in Balbanera’s Church to admire this incredible church

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Skip the Line: La Compañia Church Admission Ticket

Church Of The Society Of Jesus, Quito

Iglesia de La Compañía de Jesús is not just a church, it is a living museum. It is not just about its beauty, it is about its history, it's significance in Quito's culture, and it's the best of example of how religion was imposed in Ecuador back in the Spanish conquer. It took over 160 years to complete the structure of Iglesia de La Compañía de Jesús, known as the "Church of the Society of Jesus" in English. Tours of "Iglesia de la Compañía" in English are offered daily, just ask the entrance!

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Shared Quito City Tour

Church Of The Society Of Jesus, Quito

Quito, the capital of Ecuador, is located at the height of the slopes of the Andes at 2,850 m. It was built on the foundations of an ancient Inca city and is famous for its well-preserved colonial center, with several churches from the 16th and 17th centuries, and other structures that mix European, Moorish and indigenous styles. These include the cathedral, in the Plaza Grande, and the highly decorated Jesuit church of the Society of Jesus.

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Private Tour: Half-World Secrets

Church Of The Society Of Jesus, Quito

Have you ever dreamed of discovering Quito in a different way? It all starts here in Quito, the capital of Ecuador with the best preserved historical district of Latin America and Cultural Heritage of Humanity, with its history and its monumental churches. Discover some hidden secret places full of mysticism and religiosity. You will immerse yourself in the beauty of this city and in a variety of anecdotes, history and legends. We begin the adventure in the cobbled streets of the old town of Quito, where we begin with a walking tour of the Plaza de la Independencia, the Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Church of San Francisco and the Church of the Society of Jesus, the most important Jesuit baroque temple in Latin America. Later we will go to "Ciudad Mitad del Mundo" where we will visit its shops and attractions. If you are looking for a unique and unforgettable experience, the adventure begins here!

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Private Quito City Tour and Teleferico Visit

Church Of The Society Of Jesus, Quito

Quito, the capital of Ecuador, is located at the height of the slopes of the Andes at 2,850 m. It was built on the foundations of an ancient Inca city and is famous for its well-preserved colonial center, with several churches from the 16th and 17th centuries, and other structures that mix European, Moorish and indigenous styles. These include the cathedral, in the Plaza Grande, and the highly decorated Jesuit church of the Society of Jesus. The Cable Car, or Cable Car Cruz Loma, is a cable car that operates in Quito, Ecuador, from the edge of the city center to the top of the eastern part of the Pichincha volcano, it is one of the tallest cable cars in the world, rising from an initial height of 3,117 m to 3,945 m.1 The journey takes approximately 15 minutes and travels a linear distance of 2,237 meters.

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Church of the Society of Jesus: La Compañía of Quito

Glimpses of Ecuador: A view of La Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús or The Church of the Society of Jesus which is popularly ...

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Top 5 Things To Do in Quito, Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador is magical! Here, I explore the top 5 things to do in and around the city. Links to these experiences are below.

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Quito Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

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Baroque Architecture: The Church of the Society of Jesus In Quito, Ecuador

Baroque Architecture: The Church of the Society of Jesus In Quito, Ecuador Welcome Back to Traditional Architecture, where we ...

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Best Things to do in Quito, Ecuador | Teleferico | Basilica del Voto

Today we are showing you the best things to do in Quito, Ecuador. First, we will travel on one of the world's highest cable cars for ...

February 27, 2022

Ecuador-Quito Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormon)

Here's a glimpse into my 18-month mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Quito, Ecuador! I served from ...

July 1, 2020

Quito, Ecuador | What to do in one day 🤗🇪🇨 | #tourism #ecuador #travelblog

We welcome you to Guías Viajeros Ecuador. We show you in this video a small part of the Historic Center of Quito, declared as the ...

April 24, 2022

Ecuador: 10 Things That Shock Tourists When They Visit Ecuador

Hey there fellow travelers, greetings from Ecuador! Here we look at some of the fun culture shocks that travelers and tourists have ...

September 23, 2020

IGLESIA DE LA COMPAÑIA DE JESUS QUITO-ECUADOR

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Mindo Cloud Forest and Climbing Atop a Church in Quito - Ecuador

While visiting Ecuador and the amazing Galápagos Islands we decided to take a day trip to Mindo Cloud Forest. It is a small town ...

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