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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  • 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 »
  • This robust white church with five domes and square tower was consecrated in 1747. It took over 40 years to build. The church is dedicated to our lady (the mother, the virgin) Mary of Mercy, who is...  more »

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