Basílica del Voto Nacional (Quito) Reviews
Description:Address: San Juan / Quito Canton / Ecuador
Newest Review: ... allowed to go into or to take photos of. We did however stand at the door way and look in. The gold and gilt was amazing. There was so much opulence and gilded iconography that my eyes were almost popping out of my head. There appeared to be a number of people in the chapel at prayer but not actually a service so I don't know how they know who are worshippers and who are tourists if you go ... more
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by - written on 03/07/13 (Very useful, 34 readings)
Basílica del Voto Nacional, Quito The name of this rather beautiful building translates to the Basilica of the National Vow which is a rather odd name for a church in my view. Just to confuse matter it is also known as the Catedral Consagración de Jesús or the Basílica de San Juan. Whatever its name, it is the Roman catholic church or cathedral central to Quito. This was our first stop on our tour of the old town area of Quito and I was quite awe inspired when I saw it from outside and then we went in and I reached another level on awe altogether. The basilica is built on San Juan Hill in the old part of Quito and although it looks ... Read the complete review
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