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Address: Zulueta Ave., Miagao, Iloilo Province, Philippines

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Proud to be an Ilonggo!

Visiting this church was the best part of my Iloilo trip last May 2015. Great that it was located after Igbaras, my mother's hometown. It's was worth a trip with my family. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Visiting this church was the best part of my Iloilo trip last May 2015. Great that it was located after Igbaras, my mother's hometown. It's was worth a trip with my family. A go-to place when in Iloilo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

No doubt to be part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. Easily accessible from Iloilo City of San Jose de Buenavista, Antique.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

No doubt to be part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Philippines. Great Architecture will embrace every visitor.

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Sto.Tomas de Villanueva a.k.a. Miag-ao church is a UNESCO heritage site.A baroque church made up of limestones and adobe.The church's interior is majestic.It is easy to locate since it is erected at the town's center.The church is open throughout the day.A must see in Iloilo but please be reminded that Miag-ao is a one hour and a half drive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The Tigbauan, Guimbal and Miagao churches should all be visited when you are in Iloilo City. Of these, Miagao's façade is the most fancy and it gives many great photos. However, it is usually locked and internal access can be a problem . A taxi or other trip is reasonably priced and these old Spanish churches are all lovely and... More 

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San Juan City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

After visiting San Joaquin Church and Garin Farm, we hailed an ordinary bus (you can also ride a jeepney) to go to Santo Tomas de Villanueva Church otherwise known as Miagao Church. The location is quite far from the city which usually takes 1 to 1 1/2 hours., You'll never get lost since its along the highway. The church is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Remnants of the 1777 - 1787 construction of this Catholic Church in Philippine Baroque style still stand as a testament to the builders. The incredibly thick walls of this Church are amazing. The Church is kept locked on weekdays and Saturdays due to its extremely valuable altars with their gold. Sadly despite 80 per cent plus of Filipinos being Catholic,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This church is one of the most gorgeous structure in the Philippines. The area was properly organized by the local government. Just few meters from the highway, so it's not that stressful to located, especially those people with private vehicle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Staying with my friends family for two weeks during the New Year and they definitely wanted to be "tourists" in their hometown for once. So we decided to hit up TripAdvisor for some recommendations and this church came up, so we hit the road. First of all driving in Phillipines is an experience that should be rated as a "Thing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Tour of south eastern Iloilo. We hired a taxi for 300 peso per hour rate in order to cover as much places as possible in a day's tour of the south. First in our itinerary is the Garin Farm in San Joaquin Iloilo then the Church of Santo Tomas de Villanueva in Miag-ao on our way back. Unfortunately, the church... More 

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Address: Zulueta Ave., Miagao, Iloilo Province, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Panay Island  >  Iloilo Province  >  Miagao

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