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Baroque Churches of the Philippines

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Ranked #383 of 2,588 Attractions in Philippines
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

To my knowledge, i knew there are four Philippine baroque churches recognized in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. But actually only three of them i personally visited. I visited the oldest of the baroque churches within the Intramuros, the San Agustine Church many years ago and even came back to visit also the museum. By then we were able to... More 

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Cavite Province, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Miag-ao Church was a part of my university life. Being a student of the state university a few meters away from this historical church gave me the opportunity to admire it's baroque architecture every time I would pass by this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

THERE IS A CLARIFICATION I WOULD HAVE TO MAKE: there are ONLY four churches that make up the serial inscription "Baroque Churches of the Philippines" that was recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1993. Though there are many churches in the Philippines with baroque influences and motifs, this title is only conferred STRICTLY to the four churches that offer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Ilocos region are still rich of our colonial Spanish heritage where you can still see churches of that era. I started appreciating this because of my experience in Europe where you can see the richness of their history by preserving monumental landmark that tells their past history-

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Mykonos, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

The first taste you get of the Philippines, as soon as you land, is that although it belongs to Asia, very few things remind you of that. For many years the Philippines have been under the influence of the U.S.A. and they’re the only Christian country in the whole region. These two things have turned the Philippines into a much... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I've been in Bohol Last year i saw when Trip to chocolate hills one of the Oldest Church in the Philippines Baroque Churches-Amazing Artworks

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