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Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa)

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Beautiful church.

I wandered into this church while exploring Banos. Beautiful tile work and interesting artwork... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Everyone visiting Banos should take time to enjoy the stories presented in the murals in the... read more

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The town of Banos is famous for this magnificent Basilica, a place of pilgrimage for those seeking to thank the Virgin of the Holy Water for her many miracles.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I wandered into this church while exploring Banos. Beautiful tile work and interesting artwork through out. Nice place to spend some quiet time in and enjoy the history of this neat little town.

Thank sailing00
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone visiting Banos should take time to enjoy the stories presented in the murals in the Iglesia. The Church is a treasure! A side chapel of the Virgin is a must see. Plus the museum is a great place to relax from the crowds. I...More

Thank Janis C
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This church is different than any other I saw before. Full of paintings which represent different stories/miracles done in the area of Baños. A must see if you are in town.

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Reviewed 19 September 2018

We attended a wedding at Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water in September - what a stunning venue. Unfortunately, the church had put scaffolding up on the front of the altar making a little hard to really enjoy the beauty.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This church was a big contrast to some of the churches we have visited elsewhere in Ecuador. The artwork was much more modern depicting events in the 19th century and there were some interesting sculptures including a shrine with a sculpture of Jesus after dying...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Great place for taking pictures. Nice paintings showing miracles performed by the Virgin We spent around 30 minutes at this church. Wasn't planned, but I am glad we visited the church.

Thank Vijay K
Reviewed 12 July 2018

On a rainy day, I went inside the church to get out of the rain. The church was beautiful, lit up, and definitely used for mass several times a day. Go in the back and see all the votive candles.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Beautiful must see! The attached museum is very interesting with a variety of both church and local history. Great photo at night.

Thank Heartnp1
Reviewed 1 June 2018

is an impressive Neo-Gothic church , full of history and art. The interior displays many paintings of the Virgin performing miracles. Its origin is derived from a legend that tells that on octuber 7 the Virgin raised her hand and stopped the furies of the...More

Thank Dj M
Reviewed 29 March 2018

The atrio has Nochebuena trees!!! Muy first , near the their mal waters , great area to explore, i will go Again

Thank richard m
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