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“Earthquake damaged” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedral of San Jose

Cathedral of San Jose
Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Tagbilaran City, Philippines
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“Earthquake damaged”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

It is such a shame that so many of these old historic churches got so badly damaged by the earthquake last year.
It needs a lot of us tourists to visit these places for the donations so that renovation can be done.
Well worth a visit for that alone not to mention the splendid architecture that is hundreds of years old.

Visited April 2014
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“finally paid a visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

having passed this cathedral many times, i finally stopped to have a look last august

it is not as impressive as many of the older churches of bohol, but apparently it received god's favour, as i have been told that it suffered minimal damage from the earthquake that struck the following month

Visited August 2013
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Tequesta, Florida
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“Great historic site”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Must see to understand the culture of this country . Any dislikes would be it's hard to arrange when it's not so crowed

Visited November 2013
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Australia
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“Well supported.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

A large place of worship with thoughtful ambience, don not just go for the age of building. No apparent serious damage from the earthquake.

Visited March 2014
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San Diego, California
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“Christmas Day 2013”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Different experience of attending Mass in Visayan language. But the church was in good condition after the earthquake. It is also in the middle of town which makes it very convenient.

Visited December 2013
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