Casco Histórico – Iglesias (Historical Center – Churches)

Casco Histórico – Iglesias

(Historical Center – Churches)

Basílica del Voto Nacional

Basílica del Voto Nacional

Basílica del Voto Nacional (Basilica of the National Vow - the largest neo-Gothic basilica in the Americas)

Basílica del Voto Nacional (Basilica of the National Vow – the largest neo-Gothic basilica in the Americas)

Bell tower

Bell tower

Original sin

Original sin

Dragon gargoyles

Dragon gargoyles

Crocodile gargoyles

Crocodile gargoyles

Puma gargoyles

Puma gargoyles

Monkey gargoyles

Monkey gargoyles

Anteater gargoyles

Anteater gargoyles

Dolphin gargoyles

Dolphin gargoyles

Turtle gargoyles

Turtle gargoyles

Iguana gargoyles

Iguana gargoyles

Lizard gargoyles

Lizard gargoyles

Mysterious gargoyles

Mysterious gargoyles

Neogothic

Neogothic

Interior of the basilica

Interior of the basilica

Ceiling

Ceiling

The last supper

The last supper

Tomb of Gabriel García Moreno

Tomb of Gabriel García Moreno

Cardinal

Cardinal

The main altar

The main altar

Crossing

Crossing

Collonade

Collonade

Central nave

Central nave

Wedding ceremony

Wedding ceremony

Entrance

Entrance

Convento San Agustin

Convento San Agustin

Iglesia y Convento de San Agustín

Iglesia y Convento de San Agustín

San Agustin Church - 16th centry, Baroque style

San Agustin Church – 16th centry, Baroque style

Catedral Metropolitana de Quito (Metropolitan Cathedral of Quito)

Catedral Metropolitana de Quito (Metropolitan Cathedral of Quito)

Side entrance to the cathedral - Arch of Carondelet

Side entrance to the cathedral – Arch of Carondelet

Quito Cathedral - Altar mayor

Quito Cathedral – Altar mayor

Metropolitan Cathedral of Quito

Metropolitan Cathedral of Quito

Fundadores de la ciudad de Quito (Founders of Quito)

Fundadores de la ciudad de Quito (Founders of Quito)

Iglesia de El Sagrario (Church of the Sanctuary)

Iglesia de El Sagrario (Church of the Sanctuary)

The high altar of Iglesia de El Sagrario

The high altar of Iglesia de El Sagrario

Wedding

Wedding

Iglesia Santa Barbara

Iglesia Santa Barbara

Monasterio de Carmelitas de la Santisima Trinidad Carmen Bajo

Monasterio de Carmelitas de la Santisima Trinidad Carmen Bajo

Monasterio de Madres Agustinas

Monasterio de Madres Agustinas

Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús (The Church of the Society of Jesus)

Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús (The Church of the Society of Jesus)

The Church of the Society of Jesus - gray volcanic stone facade, 17-18 centuries, Baroque style

The Church of the Society of Jesus – gray volcanic stone facade, 17-18 centuries, Baroque style

Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús (The Church of the Society of Jesus)

Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús (The Church of the Society of Jesus)

Monasterio Santa Catalina de Siena - 16th century, Renaissance style

Monasterio Santa Catalina de Siena – 16th century, Renaissance style

 Iglesia de El Carmen Alto (17th century)

Iglesia de El Carmen Alto (17th century)

Christmas concert in Carmen Alto Churh

Christmas concert in Carmen Alto Churh

Iglesia de San Francisco - 16th century, Renaissance style

Iglesia de San Francisco – 16th century, Renaissance style

Iglesia de San Francisco (Church of St. Francis)

Iglesia de San Francisco (Church of St. Francis)

San Francisco - Ceiling

San Francisco – Ceiling

San Francisco - Jesus Christ

San Francisco – Jesus Christ

San Francisco - Altar

San Francisco – Altar

Iglesia de Santo Domingo - 16th century, Renaissance style

Iglesia de Santo Domingo – 16th century, Renaissance style

Interior of Santo Domingo Church

Interior of Santo Domingo Church

Ceiling

Ceiling

Arched aisle

Arched aisle

Prayer

Prayer

Church of the Immaculate Conception

Church of the Immaculate Conception

El convento de 'El Carmen Bajo' - 17th century, Baroque style

El convento de ‘El Carmen Bajo’ – 17th century, Baroque style

Iglesia del Monasterio Santa Clara

Iglesia del Monasterio Santa Clara

La Merced - 16th century, Baroque & Moorish styles

La Merced – 16th century, Baroque & Moorish styles

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