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Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa)

Banos, Ecuador
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An amazing church

is an impressive Neo-Gothic church , full of history and art. The interior displays many paintings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dj M
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The atrio has Nochebuena trees!!! Muy first , near the their mal waters , great area to explore, i... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
richard m
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The town of Banos is famous for this magnificent Basilica, a place of pilgrimage for those seeking to thank the Virgin of the Holy Water for her many miracles.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

is an impressive Neo-Gothic church , full of history and art. The interior displays many paintings of the Virgin performing miracles. Its origin is derived from a legend that tells that on octuber 7 the Virgin raised her hand and stopped the furies of the...More

Thank Dj M
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

The atrio has Nochebuena trees!!! Muy first , near the their mal waters , great area to explore, i will go Again

Thank richard m
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Lovely,artistic,look at the ceiling tiles,enjoy a mass in espanol. Locals flock to this Banos historic gem... Do pop in ,near the shopping streets,and restaurants.

Thank Florence A
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

If you have a few extra minutes check this church out. This church is next to a park in centre of town where the locals get together on the weekend. From the outside it is hard to imagine the beautiful paintings with stories and other...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

I love this church! Many beautiful paintings align both walls showing the history of the area and the miracles that happened. There is a small museum attached to the courtyard that I did not visit that looked interesting. The outside facade was spectacular

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

The church is located in the middle of the town. It is worth a quick visit since there are limited sightseeing spots in Banos.

Thank oly111
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Been here once.. of all baths I prefer this one.. not being big on public baths due to soooo many people using them, this on is the easiest for me to enjoy.. I usually stay here after being in the Amazon jungle where there is...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018

You can't miss this beautiful church if you are walking around Banos. It is worth the time to go inside and see the impressive art as well as learn the history of this church and wonderful town.

Thank rubygirl6
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Out walking in Banos You can’t miss this church Wow what a beautiful sight It’s as grand inside as out! If your in Banos Ecuador you need to visit for the historic as well as religion it represents! I’m glad we visited this historic sight....More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

If viewing Catholic cathedrals is something you like, don't miss this one in Banos, Ecuador. It is beautiful and interesting. You will see many people who are hoping for healing from the holy waters of the nearby falls.

Thank Lucretia P
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