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Address: Paoay, Luzon, Philippines

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Kumakaway, Paoay!

The famous Paoay Church offers nice picturesque view. It one of the oldest church in the Philippines. The stone walls are well preserved. Amazing Church! According to our tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The famous Paoay Church offers nice picturesque view. It one of the oldest church in the Philippines. The stone walls are well preserved. Amazing Church! According to our tour guide, it is the most photographed Church in the whole Ilocos Norte. You can take unique pictures, whether for selfie or groupie. St. Augustine's Church is worth a visit because of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

In my list of places to see in the motherland and it surely did not disappoint. The Church was wonderfully preserved and maintained. There was not much you will see inside but the amazing exterior architecture compensates for it. I find that the simplicity in its interior aids in ones reflection and prayer. This is easily one of my favorite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I can't get enough of how the church itself looks. It's amazing, pleasing to the eyes and it registers to the camera very well. The facade of the church is astonishing I must say. I will definitely go back to this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Paoy Church is one of the oldest church in the Philippines. When I visited the church, it brought back the times when the Spaniards invaded the Philippines. And I imagined the happenings in Noli Me Tangere when Padre Damaso was having his mass

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The Paoay Church brought me back to the Spanish era that I had expected a Spanish friar to come out and greet me any moment at the entrance. The Church is well-preserved but still maintains its ages-old ambiance. The gardens around the site are tastefully done and refresh the mind and body in the midst of the summer heat. One... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The church in Paoay, Ilocos Norte is known for its distinct architecture known as earthquake baroque. The distinct feature are the large buttresses at the sides and back of the church to make it more earthquake resistant. As with most or churches in Northen Luzon, the bell tower is separated from the main church. The church grounds in front is... More 

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Boracay, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Paoay church is very majestic from the outside with it's massive stone walls, giant buttresses and immense size. Surrounded by green lawns and gardens it is also very photogenic.. Well worth a visit. There are jeepneys going there from Laoag, and a good restaurant, Strasburg Coffee sits facing the front of the church.

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Busuanga Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is an excellent place tobe included in your historical places to go list. While itsthe first place I've been to away from my Land of Promise(Mindanao), I'd say I was waymuch awed to its magnificence &historical preservation which you appreciate even if your not a religious type of person. The best to quip yourself prior to navigating the place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice picturesuque view. Holy church and historic one too. The stone walls are well preserved. Amazing Church!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

While there is nothing much to do here, attraction and entertainment wise, then the St. Augustine's Church is well worth a visit because of its history and because it is one the heritage list. This piece of architectural mastery is beautiful, eventhough it is weatherworn and showing the signs of age. If you are in Ilocos Norte, then make sure... More 

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Address: Paoay, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Ilocos Region  >  Ilocos Norte Province  >  Paoay

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