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Address: Laoag, Luzon, Philippines

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We called into the Church when we went to see the sinking bell tower as the church was just over the street it is a very impressive building

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Olongapo, Philippines
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Olongapo, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called into the Church when we went to see the sinking bell tower as the church was just over the street it is a very impressive building

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The large cavernous church is fittingly a cathedral. Evoking the rich history of Roman Catholicism in the north, this place of worship is also a place to marvel at centuries old relics and artifacts, of the unique architectural style and influence of Spain, up north, where reverence to the sites and symbols of Christianity are well rooted, up to now.... More 

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Pampanga Province, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. William's Cathedral is near Laoag Sinking Bell Tower. Since it's near, it doesn't hurt to pay a visit and say a prayer. :)

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Thank Mawi S
Metro Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The St. Williams Cathedral was accessible from our hotel. Masses during Sundays are held every hour but one must check when English mass is scheduled. We admired the walls and interiors and were impressed how they were able to preserve it through time.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

My family enjoys visiting churches especially old ones. This place was one that we took a lot of photos. The structure and façade of the church is very welcoming.

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Thank Meenadel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

St. William's Cathedral or the Laoag Cathedral is more or less 30 steps away from the sinking bell tower. These two attractions were our last stop for our city tour and we felt accomplished despite not being able to visit Santa Monica Church in Sarrat. There will be plenty of time to visit it in the future, anyway. :)

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Laguna Province, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

After the sinking bell tower visit, one should not miss this site. It's just walking distance. After which, one could proceed with other spot.

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Mandaluyong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Everytime i go to Laoag i make sure to Visit the Cathedral of Laoag. The Cathedral is a beautiful old church located in the Centre of town. Nearby is the sinking bell tower which should not be missed too.

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Heidelberg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

No matter what religion or sect you belong, going into this majestic church sure touches your soul and it brings you closer to God!

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Quezon City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

This catherdral is nothing compared to the St.Paul's cathedral in Vigan. Rather smallish with too many renovations and repairs that it has lost its old world feel. It's also discouraging to visit since the church is almost always closed to visitors. One has to be satisfied with outside shots and photos of the facade. Nonetheless, it's a necessary stop because... More 

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