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St. Agustin Church (Iglesia de San Agustin)

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Beautiful Church

Simply a beautiful church. There were an abundance of wonderful wood carvings on the inside. Great... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Curtez151
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Santiago, Chile
Very special

We’ve seen a lot of churches on our trip but this is very memorable for the amazing gold decoration... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Sylvia S
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15 Aug 2018
“Beautiful Church”
27 May 2018
“Very special”
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This imposing cathedral features two large paintings of St. Augustine by Miguel de Santiago, a picturesque fountain reminiscent of the colonial era and the Convento de San Agustin, which also contains additional paintings representing the life of...more
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Chile and Guayaquil streets, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Simply a beautiful church. There were an abundance of wonderful wood carvings on the inside. Great spot for some pictures and to sit down and take a minute.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We’ve seen a lot of churches on our trip but this is very memorable for the amazing gold decoration and detail. You would never be bored going to mass here. It’s a good size and a pleasure to visit.

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This church was on my list of things I missed my first day in Quito but to hit when I got back from the Galapagos. Unfortunately we returned during carnivale and it was closed. No sign stating they were closed and when/if they would open....More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Beautiful wood carved altars with gold leaf on front and sides. Statuary, paintings not to miss. Very spiritual place too. Gorgeous ceiling. This is my favorite. Nice place to pray and doesn't get the huge crowd that the Cathedral gets. Don't forget to look at...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

there are many churches in Quito and each have their own attractions, but St. Agustin Church (Iglesia de San Agustin) has a special atmosphere which we did not experience elsewhere.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Yet another huge and very impressive church in Quito. No charge to enter this one. Located on one of the old town walking routes which are all worth doing.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The church is beautiful, and is the first one in the USA. Must stop to take photos. They have a little store inside the church if you are catholic you can find lots of things

Thank Tania V
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

One after the other, the churches in my list to visit in Quito were closed during my visit. This attraction is no exception! Behind it however, are a beautiful garden with water sprinklers and a statue of St.Agustin. Hope to see this church open before...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I finally got there when it was open and I wasn't disappointed. It was lavish and ornate inside, a very special place to visit

Thank Les L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is one of my favorite churches in Quito, it has so much history and probably the best paintings from the colonial era. they are still restoring some work but its magestic construction is very impressive

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