This is a morning thing to do. We went at night and OMG it was crowded beyond a can of sardines. It the morning they open very early..I think 5am. At most there were about 20-30 people soaking away in the 25yard long hot mineral bath. At night the same pool is packed your maybe 500 to 700! Most of...
It may not be the most impressive church you'll ever see (for that go to La Basilica in Quito). However, it is a very cozy and well preserved church with colonial style. Get a candle and go to a mass inside, it's a great experience to learn about local culture.
The Basilica Reina del Rosario de Agua Santa is located in the Central Plaza of the city of Baños. Inside you can see a collection of murals depicting local miracles attributed to the Lady, patroness of the city. The church was built in the center of the town of Baños, surrounded by beautiful mountains, waterfalls and the Tungurahua volcano. It...
this little church has paintings presenting the history of the Banos area, very different. The altar is typical with gold gilt and statues. Nice to go in and take a moment to think and meditate. Next door is a small museum- with some interesting displays.
At night this church is lit up superbly and really draws people to it. Inside is impressive too, and you can see that the people of Baños take pride in this place. There is also a place to light a candle if you want to say a prayer.