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Address: Culion Island, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Unusually and attractive interior

This Church is approached by numerous stone steps. It was built in 1933 despite apprearing much older. This replaced a far older original church. The ceiling has been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2011
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The church was incorporated at the heart of the leper colony built by the Americans in 1907. The island was "Paradise Lost" for a century as all lepers were forcibly arrested and sent to this very remote place, part of the Calamian Islands. We went with the wonderful people who run Kawil Tours (who are based in Culion) as part... More 

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General Trias, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I saw a picture of Immaculate Conception Church of Culion, Palawan in a magazine a year ago.. Then I told Hubby I wanted to visit the church. Just last week.. Nov. 01-03, 2013.. My dream came true-finally! ;) The church was really a beauty outside..! And a total awesome inside! I just can't help myself staring at every side of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

nice architecture...just wish it was more maintained though...

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

This Church is approached by numerous stone steps. It was built in 1933 despite apprearing much older. This replaced a far older original church. The ceiling has been beautifully painted and decorated by a professional artist. The altar is suitably reverential. I left a donation in the box provided. From the stairs by which one ascends to see the cannon... More 

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