There is a tour fee or walk it on your own. $2. Statues leave you at awe. Theres turtles and other animals adorning the Basilica. There is mommified bodies in there. Towers give you awsome views of the city. 24 chapels inside. There are many churches to visit in Quito but this is one of the most visited. Built in honor of the consecration of the State to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Here it is. If you visit Quito, you will eventually see a huge statue of the Virgin on top of a hill named El Panecillo. Wonderful story there. read it. Inside cathedral there is a sacred heart of jesus. Stand in front of it. look for a small window on wall of cathedral across from it. If the weather allows it, you will have a clear view of the Virgin. Most people wont see this site. Its beautiful. Speaks of the love of a mothers heart for her sons. Amazing place.
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