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Address: Baclayon Church Municipal Tourism Activity Center, 6301, Philippines
Phone Number:
+63 38 540 9373

One of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines.

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Damaged structurally by earthquake you can see outside only

They have a temporary church set up next to it. It looks like the restoration on the outside is finished so the interior must be under restoration. It is a large structure. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

one of the oldest church of philippine history its located in the heart of bohol its under renovation due to earthquake but eventhough was damage is still look very beautifull and amazing.

Thank millinmareney
Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there noontime. The museum is closed so is the church. Hence, we only saw the facade of the place. It is still undergoing restoration since it was heavily damaged by the earthquake.

Thank mlm_106
Heiloo, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Spanish colonial church, a pity about the damage done by the earthquake of 2013. Don't expect the splendour of European churches, but this is nice in its own way. Museum has some old priest clothing, very nice.

Thank Hendrik70
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church is currently under renovation and I didn't got impressed with it, the Santa Maria is much more rich

Thank Ibrahim E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a temporary church set up next to it. It looks like the restoration on the outside is finished so the interior must be under restoration. It is a large structure. It looks like years to finish. The natives sell candles to buy and lite. IT would have been much better if they had a gallery to show before... More 

San Pedro, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

There is a minimal entrance fee to help restoration efforts after the church got damaged by the earthquake but items on display make it totally worth it. There are tour guides inside should you wish to ask a couple of questions, I didn't feel like I needed one and they gave me space. I am in no way religious but... More 

Thank MacyBautista
Doha, Qatar
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Very old church. Our guide Gigi got us the tickets. Entered and saw all the old statues. In 2013, an earthquake damaged the church fully and now no mass yet but a small room nearby. Museum can't take photos inside. Also no touch.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

The newer church is next to the original one that was partly destroyed in an earthquake. We attended the Sunday service which was the same as home, except that it was in Tagalog. We understood what was going on, so we enjoyed the service nevertheless.

Thank Min N
Iloilo City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

been here several times already but this time a bit disappointed because its already closing time when we arrived. we just took pictures from outside. I like to visit their museum because there are lots of antique stuffs. very historical

Thank clairejj080510
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The church was undergoing renovation when we got there. It was damaged by an earthquake that struck Bohol. The altar was still intact and you can see centuries old images displayed in their museum. It is definitely one of the place you should visit when you go to Bohol.

1 Thank Raquel B

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