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St Peter's Church

Bohol Interior Road, Loboc, Philippines
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Ranked #5 of 7 Attractions in Loboc
Type: Religious Sites
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Peace River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Earthquake hit this church and wiped it out pretty good. It's definitely cool to look at, although I do feel for everyone who used to attend it. It's probably the only time you'll get to see a beautiful building which looks to have been foot stomped by Godzilla, so I'd recommend stopping by.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Visited Loboc Church last May, 2013. The facade was the typical tripartite Boholano facade (with three arches) and there were two statues of saints in niches above the central piers. To my great misfortune (since the church came tumbling down in that devastating earthquake of October, 2013) this famous church was closed. Nevertheless, I took whatever pictures I can. The... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Right now the church is in almost total ruin. It is a real pity. Whether they can rebuild it is up in the air, as the ancient technology and the materials they used are not well documented. It will be a matter of time before its fate is known. You should definitely visit it, as it is still very impressive.... More

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The Hague, NL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The church suffered significantly during earthquake in October 2013. At the moment it's just huge ruins. The church must be really impressive and worth visiting in the past, but now the big part of it is destroyed. Of course you cannot to inside - area around is closed for public. According to our guide there are plans to rebuild it,... More

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belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Badly damaged during the earthquake, but still impressive Of course you can only circle around it and watch from the outside, your imagination has to do the rest, picture the lost grandeur

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

You can access this attraction by public bus (take the bus going to Carmen from Tagbilaran). If you have time to kill in Luzon, there is great fried chicken 5 mins walk up the road, the opposite direction as the river cruises.

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San Fernando La Union, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

the sight of God's sketch at the tower is wonderful but being there for almost 1 hour is boring...I wanna see action and fun.

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almere
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

nice church, real tourist site so very crouded when the boat has arrived

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

My first time to see a big piped organ in Bohol. And it is in this church, St. Peter's Church in Loboc. An interesting find. They have also a pulpit stand and is still elegant and in tact. Usually some old churches do not have it this time. According to the informer, this was thought to be the first stone... More

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

If you are here in Loboc for the river cruise, this is definitely a nice place to stop by. Go to the Museo de Loboc, which is attached to the church and take a short tour, you will see many nice things and in some of the rooms there are bats flying around and hanging on the walls which is... More

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