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Address: Paoay, Luzon, Philippines

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Beautiful At Night

The best time to take photos in this place is at night. The lighting make the Church look golden in the middle of the night sky.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Quezon City, Philippines

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Quezon City, Philippines
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best time to take photos in this place is at night. The lighting make the Church look golden in the middle of the night sky.

Thank eloiseind3rdworld
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at Paoay on my way to Laoag. Well worth the visit! Much history involved with this church, and the surrounding gardens make for a picturesque sight to behold. Why don't you include a meal or light refreshment at Herencia Restaurant across the road. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Craig M
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must-visit church in Ilocos. From Bagac, we drove only 15minutes to reach here and a beautiful and amazing church. Your Ilocos journey is NOT complete if you will not come to visit this historical and old church.

Thank vinatraveler
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local folks tell you if its your first time to visit this place then you should make a wish and wish will come through. Yes it does because it was my first time to visit and my wish did came through

Thank Resty2010
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice church with interesting History. Nice garden beside the church. Definitely worth it to see. Nice architecture

Thank Marko S
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Picture perfect, design is so impressive. Be sure to make a wish for evry new church you visit. There is lightning candle inside.

Thank Audreeadjel
Imus, Philippines
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Undebiably magnificent. You can really tell the heavy Spanish influence. Even if you're not a Catholic, this place is a must-visit, just for the sake of appreciating the wonderful architecture that went behind building this church.

Thank Jowly7
Taguig City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

When we say north, this is always included in the itinerary. The church is huge. And the architecture is great.

Thank _glaizakim
Davao City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

The Saint Augustine Church AKA Paoay Church was built 1710 and famous for its distinct architecture. The church's architecture employ a Spanish colonial earthquake baroque architecture, said to be an interpretation of the European Baroque adapted to the seismic condition of the country through the use of enormous buttresses on the sides and back of the building. What makes this... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you are into seeing historical buildings that have been around for years, then this is the place for you. The church has been very well maintained and it is amazing to see this historical church still standing. The Philippines offers you the ability to see many older constructed churches such as this that date back past World War II.... More 

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