The Church of the Society of Jesus (Spanish: La Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús), known colloquially as la Compañía, is a Jesuit church in Quito, Ecuador. It is among the best-known churches in Quito because of its large central nave, which is profusely decorated with gold leaf, gilded plaster and wood carvings.

The historic city of Quito, Ecuador, is remarkable for its many beautiful churches, especially the Jesuit church la Compañía, and the

Retablo de la Catedral Metropolitana de Quito - Quito, Ecuador / por Wilo Enríquez en 500px

Retablo de la Catedral Metropolitana de Quito - Quito, Ecuador / por Wilo Enríquez en 500px

The church of San Francisco's gilded interior in Quito, Ecuador. Photo by Philip Lee Harvey. #quito #ecuador #church

The church of San Francisco's gilded interior in Quito, Ecuador. Photo by Philip Lee Harvey.

Andean Artists in Colonial Quito: Master sculptors Francisco Tipán and Jorge Vinterer. Main altar, Church of La Compañía, 1694—1695 and 1735, Quito, Ecuador.

Andean Artists in Colonial Quito: Master sculptors Francisco Tipán and Jorge Vinterer. Main altar, Church of La Compañía, 1694—1695 and 1735, Quito, Ecuador.

Beautiful gold work in La compania church Quito, Ecuador

Beautiful gold work in La compania church Quito, Ecuador

Quito, a capital do Equador, abriga algumas das mais lindas e impressionantes igrejas em todo o mundo. Construída no século 17, a La Compañía é indiscutivelmente a igreja que mais representa a arquitetura do estilo barro espanhol na América do Sul.

As Igrejas do Equador São as Mais Lindas do Mundo!

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