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

If you're into churches and historical sites this is for you! Just walking by the church makes you go back in time. There's also an area there that you can visit and its very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you're into churches and historical sites this is for you! Just walking by the church makes you go back in time. There's also an area there that you can visit and its very creepy in a good way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

So much history in this earthquake damaged building which is under restoration. Very beautiful and I guess when they finish the renovation will come back to its original glory. Has lot of positive energy, must go place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This church is not far from Tagbilaran. It's a very historic and beautiful old Spanish church, however it was severely damaged during the great earthquake a couple of years back. It's still well worth a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Located on the road to the Chocolate Hills from Tagbilaran airport or Panglao Island (Tagbilaran East Road), this 18th century coral stones church (also known as The Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary Parish Church) was completed in 1727. The quandrangular watchtower, which was also the church's bell tower, was finished in 1777, and still has the six out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

this church is totally damaged cos ot the earthquake in Oct. 2013...so somewhere more worth to visite and see what nature can do...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

so sad to hear that already ruined by earthquake, it was historical and good for visit. i forgot the visit day but must over 2years ago. hope to rebuilding successfully.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Its sad to see the Baclayon Church partly in ruins. However, with the scaffolding up, it just means that repair and rebuilding is on its way. Masses are held in an area on the side of the church. This church is on the road from Panglao to Chocolate Hills. Nothing much to see with the rebuilding going on.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Its a shame that the Baclayon Church is closed for now since the earthquake. Wooden fences cordon the area from would-be visitors. The church building has suffered extensive damage and no one is allowed to enter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I am fortunate to see the church before it was badly hit by the earthquake. Now looking inside the church its very dark and one could really feel how old it is. They still have the small mesuem where the old artifacts are preserved. Outside along the entrance are the ruins from the earthquake.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I visited this church as a part of a tour. I thing it was one of the few interest things on the tour. The second oldest church in entirety Philippines. Unfortunately the last typhoon destroyed the bell house and the biggest part of the church but still there are nice things to see.

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Address: Address: Municipal Tourism Activity Center, 6301, Philippines
Phone Number: 038-540-9373
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Bohol Island

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