La Compañía and Las Lajas Sanctuary
Lecture no. 19 from the course: The World's Greatest Churches
Taught by Professor William R. Cook | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
In this first look at New World churches, visit the Spanish Baroque “La Compañía” in Quito, Ecuador. Study the elaborately sculpted façade, the stunning golden interior, and the profusion of sumptuous artworks. Also encounter the remarkable Las Lajas, a neo-Gothic pilgrimage church built to enclose a cave painting of the Virgin Mary.