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5 weeks ago
“Nice little church”
6 Jun 2018
“Secret nun hideaways”
Calle Sucre and Padre Aguirre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this nice little church where you can hear the organ play during mass. Although it is rather small the inside decorations are beautiful (look at the ceiling). There is also a nice flower market just in front of this church. Don’t miss it.

Thank Petrus61
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Nuns in the convent next to this church sit behind metal screens to sing during services! The church is a small to medium size and not exceedingly impressive, but so close to plaza las flores you may as well pop in. But be careful as...More

Thank Savannah N
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I just happened by this church during a celebration, and Mass was offered every hour, so I was able to see and hear a rather raucous service. The altar area was loaded with flowers and brilliantly lighted with purple and green. A spectacle not to...More

Thank Carlton H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Right across the street from the Cathedral (facing the side of the Cathedral) is this small church, which is beautifully decorated with flowers and swathes of fabric across the altar. The detailing isn't that great, but it's charming for sure. The small square outside the...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We have been to this block many times and always found the church closed. This time, we walked by on a weekday before lunch and found the church in mid-service. Its carefully carved wooden entrance is just beautiful. Inside is a great pop of colour...More

Thank infolific
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Located about a block away from the new Cathedral, this small, old church is easy to locate. In front of it are vendors selling beautiful fresh flower arrangements and plants. I said my prayers, took some pictures and continued with my walk around the historic...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

As you enter form behind a screen you are confronted by the breathtaking altar full of flowers when we visited. It is a riot of colour and kitsch but very popular with the locals. Next door are the sanctuary and water selling place? Seems very...More

Thank adrian v
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Situated on the top of the lovely viewpoint for Cuenca, the church stands at attention. What a peaceful, spiritual place. I recommend a visit for everyone.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Outside the front door is where the old town flower vendors are set up. This is the best place to get flowers in old town. And... Enter the sanctuary to the left of the front door in the corner. This is where one f the...More

2  Thank quixotedog
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Small church. Beautifully kept. Outside of this church, humongous flower market. From fresh roses and orchids. Beautiful place to visit. Loved walking thru all commerce selling fresh flowers all different sizes and colors. Beautiful.

1  Thank Syl C
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