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Address: Bacarra, Luzon, Philippines

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church with a peaceful environment

the surroundings are clean, peaceful and church interior is solemn. spend a very few minutes to take great pictures :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2014
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Bacarra Church is a Roman Catholic Church under the jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Laoag. The church was originally founded by the Augustinians, who dedicated it to St. Andrew. The church was declared a National Historical Landmark by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, and a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines. It... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,401 reviews 1,401 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

In the last 300 years, Bacarra has had multiple earthquakes so St Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church is not just a declared Filipino national treasure but a partly reconstructed survivor to boot. The 30 year old restoration used building materials indistinguishable from the original to a layman's eye like mine. The church has a simple altar while a large statue... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you are going to the beaches of Pagudpud from Laoag, I suggest you go the route Bacarra (Bacarra Church) – Pasuquin (Pasuquin Bakery) - Burgos (Burgos Lighthouse) – Bangui (Bangui Windmills) - Pagudpod. Bacarra Church should be included in your itinerary as the church is a declared national cultural treasure. The oldies and I also love the pattern of... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

the surroundings are clean, peaceful and church interior is solemn. spend a very few minutes to take great pictures :)

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Park City, Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

This little town is cute, and clearly treasures its church.

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