Quito pictures

La Compania church in Quito Ecuador Pichincha
La Compania church

La Merced church in Quito Ecuador Pichincha
La Merced church

Santo Domingo church in Quito Ecuador Pichincha
Santo Domingo church

La Catedral church in Quito Pichincha Ecuador
Cathedral church

Quito churches pictures
 

Quito, capital of Ecuador, is located on a horizontal strip of land which extends from North to South. It is an enclave between beautiful mountains, which combined with the warmth of their people, their attractive squares, churches, streets, parks and historical monuments.

Historic Quito is the oldest and best maintained colonial sector in South America.

The famous Escuela de Arte de Quito flourished in the old city and is well known for its unique baroque style. This style is reflected in the rich and profuse decorations of the interiors of many of the Old City's churches. These European influences were combined with the inspiration of indigenous art to create a unique Quiteño style. "For its artwork, Quito has been termed the "Florence of America.

San Francisco church in Quito Pichincha Ecuador
San Francisco church

Guapulo church in Quito Pichincha Ecuador
Guapulo church
 

La Basilica church in Quito Pichincha Ecuador
La Basilica church

El Sagrario church in Quito Pichincha Ecuador
El Sagrario church

San Agustin church in Quito Pichincha Ecuador
San Agustin church

Carmen Alto monasteries in Quito Pichincha Ecuador
Carmen Alto monastery

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