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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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This church was nice to see

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mazemet
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New Castle, Delaware
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New Castle, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 3 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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Thank ReneMichau
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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Thank Mats B
Bislig, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The Church is very old and full of history. It is made of corals and its really beautiful inside the church. different saints displayed in the first floor. In the second floor, you can see the very old and biggest bible made of buffalo and other animal skin. also, the different dresses of the Spanish priest. There is a coffin... More 

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We didn't able to see inside. The outside was full of wooden post, undergoing reconstruction. Bit excited because I love old churches, but only taken photos outside.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

I had been been advised that a must see in the area was the BACLYON Church about a 20 min trike ride outside Tagbilaran. On my first visit I has gone at the wrong time and it was closed for lunch. But having got there I wondered why the place was so special despite being very large and being damaged... More 

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