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Address: Bacarra, Luzon, Philippines

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one of the oldest church in Ilocos Norte that's near to Laoag and the leaning bell tower is a sight to behold

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
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Makati, Philippines
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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

one of the oldest church in Ilocos Norte that's near to Laoag and the leaning bell tower is a sight to behold

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

I guess, since we saw the Paoay Church the day before, I felt underwhelmed by this church. This was not on my list of places to go to but we stopped for a bit here for pictures with the bell tower (another one again). The color of the brick exterior was great for pictures and the interior of the Church... More 

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Marikina, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Bacarra is the town north of Laoag. It takes less than 20 minutes to go there. You can pass by the town on the way further up north. The Bacarra church is a Roman Catholic Church inaugurated in 1782 and declared a National Cultural Treasure in 1973. It is under the patronage of St. Andrew the Apostle, whose image The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

In the last 300 years, Bacarra has had multiple earthquakes so St Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church is not just a declared Filipino national treasure but a partly reconstructed survivor to boot. The 30 year old restoration used building materials indistinguishable from the original to a layman's eye like mine. The church has a simple altar while a large statue... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you are going to the beaches of Pagudpud from Laoag, I suggest you go the route Bacarra (Bacarra Church) – Pasuquin (Pasuquin Bakery) - Burgos (Burgos Lighthouse) – Bangui (Bangui Windmills) - Pagudpod. Bacarra Church should be included in your itinerary as the church is a declared national cultural treasure. The oldies and I also love the pattern of... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

the surroundings are clean, peaceful and church interior is solemn. spend a very few minutes to take great pictures :)

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

This little town is cute, and clearly treasures its church.

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