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St. William's Cathedral

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Address: Laoag, Luzon, Philippines

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I been to a few churches throughout Philippines and find them each unique and interesting but this goes have a certain appeal . The colors inside and the architecture of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I been to a few churches throughout Philippines and find them each unique and interesting but this goes have a certain appeal . The colors inside and the architecture of the ceiling are nice . Church is one block from sinking bell tower and two blocks from monopoly tabaco museum and Loag sign just walking distance

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

A clean white exterior that holds no fancy and makes no false promises. Right in the heart of the city the cathedral is quite beautiful in an understated way. Opposite the sinking bell tower and sadly in the middle of the main town car park, but it is a quiet oasis with a beautiful interior and youare made welcome regardless... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Unlike some other Filipino Catholic Churches or Cathedrals, St William's has an understated exterior. The interior including the altar is large. Unlike some Churches on Panay Island, it did not quickly 'grab' me with its beauty but if I was a local resident I might be more imbued.

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This cathedral is located near the Sinking Bell Tower and behind Mc Donald's. It's not as huge as other cathedrals but it offers a bit of history. It is a nice place to offer a prayer before embarking on an Ilocandia tour.

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Makati, Philippines
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

If you are a photo buff. Then better take a photo of the church while standing in the plaza. The blue dawn skies as the backdraft makes a perfect photo

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Quezon City, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It is a place that exudes history. It is an old structure that continues to stand strong providing a place for prayers.

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This site was our next stopover after the Sinking Bell Tower, we just had some nice picture and that's it.

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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11 reviews 11 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I like it bcoz its near to the senking bell and its big area and the architect who design it very amazing. What i dislike...bcoz of the huge area some beggars around and young partner not listening to the sermon it must be a sacred place to pray not a park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Great place. Looks elegant in the middle of traffic and rushing people around. Another landmark to contribute the touristic Ilocos provinces.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

when i'm new in the place, cathedral is a must visit in the place. glad to drop by this structure to see the beauty of its interior.

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