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Address: Municipal Tourism Activity Center, 6301, Philippines
Phone Number: 038-540-9373
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One of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines.

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Great historical self tour

Earthquake damage is being repaired and entrance fee is low and worth it! Takes about 20-30 min to see all the exhibits. There are many artifacts from the 1600's both religious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
KevAnderson
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Longview, Washington
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Nasushiobara, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

For me, italian born, this is a rather mediocre church. I can, however, understand that in this part of the world it represents an important piece of colonial history. The annexed museum is more interesting as it offers a show of catholic presence dating back 250 years.

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Longview, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Earthquake damage is being repaired and entrance fee is low and worth it! Takes about 20-30 min to see all the exhibits. There are many artifacts from the 1600's both religious and secular. Easy to find, worth the stop!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Church is frozen time. Restoration is in progress as the church incurred damages due to earth quake in 2013. The entire area is preserved in its original state as it was done during the Spanish occupation. You will have to wait for the restoration to complete to enjoy its full glory.

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New Castle, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here close to the end of our day tour of Bohol. This is the second oldest stone church in the Philippines (San Agustin is the oldest). The church was heavily damaged from the earthquake on October 15, 2013. It was a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

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Thank Mazemet
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in on my way back from the Chocolate Hills. A must see for all Catholics. Was being renovated yet still plenty to see.

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Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found it peaceful place and full of history . I took tour in the museum upstairs even it was affected by earthquake but still amazing . I had female guide ,, she was helpful . She told me about the history of the church and everything there . History lovers and religious people , I recommend you to go... More 

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Thank az8iz
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently did the countryside tour and one of the stops was be Baclayon Church. The church is currently surrounded by scaffolding. You can still step inside but just be mindful work is being done on the church.

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Thank amyz_world
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with a group tour through tourist information in Alona. Would never go here otherwise. The church was destroyed last year due to a earthquake and there collection money to build it up again. On the top floor there is this museum they have with some objects from the past and I guess that's nice to see if you're... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the oldest congregations in the Philippines, dating back to the early 1500's. The Church itself was built in the 1700s and the records, decorations and the relics in the museum provide a wonderful insight into parish life. Take the time to see the museum this is a treasure and it is fantastic that it is being... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

They are doing something after the eartquake but going slow. Nothing to see there but a construction site. However there is a museum but we didnt go inside. And get rid of the vendors outside.. one even tried to get inside a taxi even if the guy said he didnt want to buy anything.

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