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Address: Baclayon Church Municipal Tourism Activity Center, 6301, Philippines
Phone Number: 038-540-9373

One of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines.

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Oldest church damage by earthquake

It's a very big old Spanish church that's being renovated but still good to see if you like churches

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mark W
Tokyo, Japan
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What do you do when your church building falls down? What do you do if the church building was not only the spiritual centre of your community, not only a physical hymn to the glory of God, but also of major historic and touristic importance? Well, as thecommunity around this church are showing, you pick yourself up. shake yourself down... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very big old Spanish church that's being renovated but still good to see if you like churches

Thank Mark W
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place just sneaks up on you. Hundreds of years old with the artifacts and even old vestments to prove it! A great walk through the museum and church, well worth the time and energy!

Thank Donald K
Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our visit, the Baclayon Church were ordered closed for tourists because they just started the restoration project meant to restore and preserve the beauty of the historic religious place. However, the Baclayon Church were open for some tourists who want to go around the place. Since we had not a chance to enter the church itself, my fiancé and... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Strolling around the Museum - <1 hour if you are just touring on your own to checkout the artifacts, but if you are the history buff like myself, getting a guide with you would be best because there's a lot of stories to tell - that way you can better appreciate the church / Museum. Note: It's still being renovated... More 

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Columbus OH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church was closed when I visited but we went inside the museum. I think it cost about 40 pesos to enter. The museum was rather dusty and drab but it had some lovely religious relics. Next to the church and museum are schools for boys and girls and there is a garden in the rear.

Thank ohiowanderer
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

They said this is the first church , but they building it right now. Real boring, not recommended for children and young people

Thank Lotem L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

As a church lover I was excited to see this. Sad to see it in disrepair... but being renovated. Many old artifacts and statues including a museum and a garden... however the main old church at the end... the walls are just stunning. Despite all renovation work going on a must see. It was 50 pesos to enter and I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Baclayon Church is an interesting, though humble, testimony of the pass and action of the catholic church in this area. The most interesting deatils are the fact that the walls are done of coral bricks... and that there is a small museum in the second floor where you can see some old artifact and statues.

Thank Natalia M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have seen this church only in pictures before the earthquake has struck the city but when I came here to Bohol myself, seeing the church, it was a sight to see! Even though part of the church was ruined, the church is still beautiful.

Thank Jeremy H

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