Portafolio fotografico i
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Portafolio fotografico i
The Church of the Societyof Jesus.Known colloquially as LaCompañía, is a Jesuit church inthe historic center of Quito. It isamong the best-known churchesin Quito because of its largecentral nave, which is profuselydecorated with gold leaf, gildedplaster and wood carvings.Inspired by two Roman Jesuitchurches — the Chiesa del Gesùand the Chiesa di SantIgnazio diLoyola — La Compañía is one ofthe most significant works ofSpanish Baroque architecture inSouth America.
San Francisco church.From the western side of the vastcobble-stoned Plaza San Francisco,rises the monumental outline ofQuito’s oldest church andmonastery, San Francisco, officiallythe Church of Saint Paul, butcommonly known as San Franciscosince it belongs to the Franciscancommunity in Ecuador.
La Ronda.One of the oldest and mosthistoric streets in Quito, LaRonda is a peek into the colonialpast of the city. This quaint streetoffers the citys best in one place.Boulevard 24 de mayo.This area may be rehabilitatedenjoy a privileged setting with abeautiful view of the historic citycenter.
Santo Domingo Church.The building of the splendid SantoDomingo church and monastery gotunderway in 1581, and ranks as oneof the most important religiousstructures in the city. besides havinga huge clock in the tower, themechanical box can be also visited.