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This church is famous for its magnificent religious sculpture and the image of the Virgin, which was a gift from Charles V of Spain.
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Santo Domingo y Puerto Rico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we toured this church as it was part of the history of quito. the tour was informative and educational. must visit.

Thank vdsl90
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I visited the church to give thanks for what I have. I also asked to be forgiven and to abandon past painful memories so that I can enjoy my present life and strengthen my immune system.

Thank Veronica660
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Interesting church. Beautiful on the inside. Great for architecture geeks like myself. I would recommend stopping in here after touring the plaza of which it is situated.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We got a little confused in wandering around old town and stumbled into the Plaza de Independencia and the church. The plaza has a interesting brick pattern and a statue of Marshal Antonio José de Sucre. The church looks sort of unimposing when viewed from...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

The architecture and art inside the church are truly incredible. The chance to mingle with the locals on the plaza that bears the church's name is precious. The views of El Panecillo from the plaza are excellent. This is steps away from la Plaza Grande/Plaza...More

Thank Steph_from_Ohio
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A church with a simple facade, but full of valuable history; In the square there is a monument to one of the most important characters for the independence of Ecuador, it is Marshal Antonio José de Sucre, who points towards the Pichincha volcano, where the...More

Thank MarcoB8516
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Another of Quito's impressive examples of beautiful old churches. Very humbling to think how long this old building has been in service, and how it presides over the adjacent Santo Domingo Plaza. Our hotel was right on the plaza so every day when we returned...More

Thank atmmyers
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Another church that will live in your heart forever. Not to be missed and a great place to light a candle and say a prayer.

Thank C L
Reviewed February 5, 2018

The place is large and full of history. The streets around it area also nice and safe to stroll during day and dusk. Night strollers should be a bit more vigilant there are always bad apples.

Thank Oscar V
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Stayed across the street from this beautiful church that is lit as beautifully outside at night. Lovely inside and as with the other 16th century churches huge. The Virgin Mary was lit with lights over the altar.

Thank 594gwenw
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