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As always the Cathedral is the most visited place in any town/city in Ecuador. What is peculiar to Ambato Cathedral is the style as it is not the typical colonial Church but it has been built in a modern style. The interiors showcase nice glasses...More
The Cathedral is one of the most visited places in Ambato. Few years ago was remodeled and I think is besutiful. There are some frescos painted on some of the walls done by the reconized ambatenian artist David Moscoso. It is located in downtown Ambato...More
Modest by some measures as the cathedral of a smaller provincial city but filled with grogeous stained glass and carved wooden reliefs. The side entrance is decorated very, very elaborately with flowers for the Fiesta de las frutas y flores during Semana Santa.
Ambato is the capital of the Province Tungurahua in the center of Ecuador. The town is famous for its "Fiesta de las Flores y Frutas". The Festival consists of the Blessing of Bread and fruit, religious act that it performs in the atrium of the...More
It doesn't have the charm of an ancient cathedral but it makes it up in its beautiful stained glass windows and unique design. The stained glass makes use of tricks in perspective, which was unexpected. Very open space and plenty of light. The dome dominates...More
A modern replacement for the catedral destroyed in the 1949 earthquake. The tall panels of modern stained glass in the side walls of the catedral are marvelous. Be sure to have helado de mora (blackberry ice cream) from the vendor on the catedral corner. It's...More