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Don't miss visiting here: pray fervently and take photos after

I am interested to visit churches in Ilocos, for these are way humongous! I appreciate that some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Makati, Philippines
Must see when in the region

If you travel across Ilocos Norte, this church is a must see. Very old huge catholic church is an... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am interested to visit churches in Ilocos, for these are way humongous! I appreciate that some (?) of the churches here are Augustinian, and this is one of the Augustinian churches in the Northern region in the Philippines.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ZenithWanderer
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

If you travel across Ilocos Norte, this church is a must see. Very old huge catholic church is an fantastic photo model and you can feel a revival of ancient times.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This church is part of our tour in Ilocos way back 2013. It is a must visit destination and it is just near the Sand Dunes. We would have appreciated the church's solemnity more if it wasn't full of tourist. So I'd suggest you come...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Cotz B
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

It’s a dream come true for me to be in this magnificent church. We came there early in the morning and the place was very serene. Love the old structure. Take more pictures.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AliceEstrellaG
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Namamangha parin ako sa ganda at disenyo ng arkitekto ng mg simbahan sa pilipinas, sana ma preserve pa natin ito at ito ang ating munting kayamanan na ipag mamalaki natin sa buong mundo Last visit November 2016 Protect and preserve the philipine treasure

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the oldest Churches in the Philippines and part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has survived a number of earthquakes through restorations. What is unique about this church is the massive buttresses it has. It has a bell tower adjacent to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank angelineb98
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Also known as Paoay church, the St. Augustine Church was simply an amazing sight to behold. I fell in love with the outer architecture. It was a road trip well worth it. I'm so glad to have dragged my family here.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank radjap
Reviewed June 5, 2018

one of the 7 wonders of the world and seeing it up close and personal is so mesmerizing, the walls, the structure it looks so old yet so strong

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank zoeyfufu
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Talk to me about the old time. This church will definitely take you back in the old times. The ambiance is magnificent, the wind is cold, the garden outside the church won't disappoint, don't forget to take a photo and post in your instagram.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank shanedirella
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

One of the oldest church here at home and few remaining earthquake baroque architecture. The facade is magnificent and imposing. It stood the test of time. The best time to visit is on breaking dawn until early morning to avoid summer heat.

Date of experience: March 2018
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