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Basilica del Voto Nacional

| Calle Venezuela and Carchi, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-228-9428
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Considered the largest church in Quito, this impressive building features fine bronze doors, colorful stained glass windows and a tower with sweeping views of the city.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (98 reviews)
“bell tower” (72 reviews)
“clock towers” (40 reviews)
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| Calle Venezuela and Carchi, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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+593 2-228-9428
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"stained glass"
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"bell tower"
in 72 reviews
"clock towers"
in 40 reviews
"afraid of heights"
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"notre dame"
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"steep stairs"
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"wooden walkway"
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"worth the climb"
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"gothic style"
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"beautiful church"
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"gift shop"
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"amazing architecture"
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"great view of the city"
in 23 reviews
"old town"
in 92 reviews
"entry fee"
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"walk up"
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"south america"
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Reviewed yesterday

A Basilica built since the end of the 19th century, with neo-Gothic style; but the most relevant feature is that instead of the typical gargoyles - of the original Gothic - in this Basilica they were replaced by endemic animals from the regions of Ecuador....More

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Reviewed yesterday

I was very impressed. we took alot of pictures some of my favorite from Ecuador. would highly recommend a visit

Thank C2BMe
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A little sketchy, but the views from there are awesome. The church itself is beautiful, too, and the climb lets you see the inside without paying extra.

Thank Stanley S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here on a Tuesday and purchased tickets ($2 each) from the administration office to climb to the top. After going up many flights of stairs, we had a beautiful view of Quito. There is also a series of three steep ladders that you can...More

Thank Shannon C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbing around this church was a great adventure! I especially liked the catwalk above the church ceiling, below the roof.

Thank Katherine S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a breathtaking visit on your way to historic downtown Quito. We were there before it opened and they were working on it, but I would suggest it is definitely worth a visit if you have the time.

Thank cobilly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly an amazing cathedral of the kind you find in Europe but I did not expect to find in South America. Beautiful stained windows.

Thank LoraineMac
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many churches and cathedrals to see in Ecuador, but this one has the most amazing tour of the towers. Walking across a bridge over the spine of the church is interesting, but it gets really exciting walking up two sets of steep...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The basilica was something we incited in the distance. It looked interesting so we made the trek up the hill to reach it. We were not disappointed. It is not overly ornate but the coloured windows are magnificent. It is possible to climb up to...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beauty of these churches are breathtaking. Some of the most beautiful churches we have seen on our South American adventure. Don’t miss this wondrous architecture.

Thank StevePeggy
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Tony L
July 31, 2017|
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Response from ChistineC956 | Reviewed this property |
because if we don't they will eventually fall in disrepair
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Mei L
August 30, 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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