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Basilica

Calle Venezuela and Carchi, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593-2-58-38-91
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“stained glass” (82 reviews)
“bell tower” (67 reviews)
“clock towers” (37 reviews)
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Calle Venezuela and Carchi, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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+593-2-58-38-91
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the few churches that allows photography inside (except in the chapel in the rear) so we decided to visit. We previously visited in 2014 and at that time, entry was free. This time it was $2 each - a small price...More

1  Thank NV_Travelers_77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing building both inside and out. The trip up into the clock towers is taken by elevator and from there you can walk across a wooden walkway within the roof to climb the steeple,but you need a head for heights as the ladders are both...More

Thank LED276
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The basilica can compare to any of the European cathedrals of the style with beautiful stain glass windows. It is well worth the climb to the tower for beautiful views.

Thank Asummer7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have some time in Quito, just go there and also go on top to have an amazing view! But look for good weather!

Thank LarissaMcbre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured the outside as it was Sunday and services were going on inside. but even still it is worth seeing and learning the history of the building.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place, I recomend you to go up in to the towers, you can see the whole city from there.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing architecture, singing/music from the worshippers and of course the views from the top of the tower. I am not keen on visiting churches but this was worth while.

Thank Mlee2surf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful and huge cathedral. The altar is amazing. Very popular with visitors and well worth a visit.

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be sure you go with plenty of time to explore this amazing masterpiece!! The entrance fee to the towers is $2/person and it is so worth it! Visitors are allowed to climb the towers and get an inside view of the workmanship that went into...More

Thank rubygirl6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to see a structure of Spanish and colonial architecture in South America. Truly tells the story of colonization and the power of the Catholic church. Interesting the amount of worshippers within the church all of them like in communion with God.

Thank Jos8Toledo
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Mei L
Hello, i am interest in taking my engagement/ wedding photo at the church aside from visiting. Is there a fee or permit I need to obtain in order to take photo inside the church?
30 August 2015|
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Response from Yoipitydafool67 | Reviewed this property |
Photos are allowed in the church but you must pay the $2.00 per person entry fee.
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