Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Merced, Quito

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The Basilica de Nuestra Señora de la Merced is located in the Ecuadorian capital Quito. The white building has five domes and a square tower. The building is decorated with Incan and Moorish inscriptions. Construction started in 1701. The tower was completed in 1736 and the basilica was consecrated in 1747.

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  • Not our favorite church in Quito, but still definitely really beautiful. The complete white exterior design combined with the beautiful inside architecture, gives this place such charming character.  more »
  • I found this church to be a little different from the other overpowering gilded ones (eg) Jesuit, San Fransisco, Sagrario. This one had a more airy feel to it. Though the main altar was your...  more »

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