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St. William's Cathedral

Address: Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Laoag
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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41 reviews 41 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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Amsterdam
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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
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29 helpful votes 29 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

If you are doing a Visita Iglesia in Ilocos, I think St. William's Cathedral is a great place to start since it is very accessible.

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Laoag, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I have been going to this church for years now and I have seen how they maintain it. Comparing it to when I was a kid, the roof is better now. There are more chairs, more speakers and more electric fans so it is more comfortable but there are still others who stands throughout the mass for the 5pm and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We visited just a little after mass, it is beautiful inside and out. Should visit if you're in the area visiting the Singking Bell as they are just across each other.

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