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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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Day Trip to Bohol from Cebu with Chocolate Hills and Loboc River...

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Historic church

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This was one of the most beautiful and oldest churches in the Philippines. But the damage from the 2013 earthquake is so massive that the church will never be the same again. Truly terrible for such a beautiful place.

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The facade of the church is still in ruins, reconstruction is still ongoing. No masses were held inside as there were still big cracks on the ceiling. The altar remained intact. Two pews wherein the elite of the 16th century used to sit were still there, and we got the chance to have our photo taken there. There's a school... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Bohol was hit by a very strong earthquake in 2013 that caused massive damage though out the entire island. Unfortunate that many tourist attractions seemed to be nearly destroyed by this event. This church was heavily damaged. What's left of the bell tower is "under maintenance". Although the earthquake was In 2013, the lack of repair done to any of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Very sad to see how this once grand and historic church has been left to ruins by the local community and government - even though many tourists arrive to pay the entrance fees to go into the adjacent museum and visit what's left of the church. We visited it 10yrs ago, and though it's an old church, so many admired... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The church was destroyed by the earthquake Oct 2013 but some parts of it still remain. The museum show many custom and status of Christian. Entrance fee is 50PHP, it can be included in your day tour in Bohol.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a nice stop over when you're strolling around Bohol. The church is still under renovation and hoping they will preserve the beauty of this church.

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Manila
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Must have been a great church before the earthquake. There are a lot of 'images' on the walls of the church but other than that, nothing special.

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Inwood, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This place was very damaged by the earthquake in 2013. It was one of the first stops I had for a 3 day tour and it was worth the time.

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