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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

Guapulo church

Guapulo church in Quito Ecuador

Although it was built beyond the old city's limits, the church in Guapulo is another one of the jewels of architecture and religius arts from the 16th century. In 1587, in the northeast of Quito, in the Guashayacu valley, present days Guapulo, a chapel was built. In this chapel, the first sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin, was established. In this chapel, they appealed to the virgin as Nuestra Señora Guadalupe de Guapulo. In 1593, a seccond chapel was built, and finally, the actual structure appeared in the rebuilding among 1649 and 1696.

San Francisco church in Quito Pichincha Ecuador
San Francisco 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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Quito La Basilica church  

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