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Address: Paoay, Luzon, Philippines

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Beautiful!

I love that it's very old. Baroque style. Before walking in, take plenty of photos already when there's not much or no people in front of it. It's majestic. Going inside is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Rdm D
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Quezon City, Philippines

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

I love that it's very old. Baroque style. Before walking in, take plenty of photos already when there's not much or no people in front of it. It's majestic. Going inside is another story, the floor tile is nice. The altar is simple but beautiful. Pray first before taking photo. I exited on the side of the church. Upon exiting,... More 

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Such an amazing and beautiful church. We were mesmerized by its view from afar! You can feel the solemn in the inside.

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best thing to discover when travelling is the history and architecture of the region. This church serves the memory of what happened in the past and still remain to see the future.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Founded by augustinian missionaries in 1593 tower used by the katipuneros during revolution during the japanese occupation

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's best to visit this church during night time as the church glows and it's just so beautiful to witness it's beauty and history.

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Thank Sammie M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the must see in Ilocos Norte is Paoay Church. It can get really crowded with tourist. Recommended to either visit early in the morning or late in the afternoon before sunset to avoid the crowds and take pictures without anyone being in the frame.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

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.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 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!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

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.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

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

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