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Main altar of the Church of the Society of Jesus (La Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús), a Jesuit church in Quito, Ecuador. The exterior belies the beauty of the interior. The long central nave is profusely decorated with gold leaf, gilded plaster, and wood carvings, making it the most ornate church in Quito. The church is one of the most significant works of Spanish Baroque architecture in America and considered the most beautiful in Ecuador.

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Main altar of the Church of the Society of Jesus (La Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús), a Jesuit church in Quito, Ecuador. The exterior belies the beauty of the interior. The long central nave is profusely decorated with gold leaf, gilded plaster, and wood carvings, making it the most ornate church in Quito. The church is one of the most significant works of Spanish Baroque architecture in America and considered the most beautiful in Ecuador.

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