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Interesting to see

This is a nice short stop on the lava road. You can't see much of the original happening, but you... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Very interesting stop

This is a very interesting stop. This is a church that survived a lava flow. The church stand... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

This is a nice short stop on the lava road. You can't see much of the original happening, but you can have a look and read about what happened inside the little church.

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

This is a very interesting stop. This is a church that survived a lava flow. The church stand strong with lava rock around the church. This is not a long stop but worthwhile for a couple of photo's. A very nice view from accross the...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017

A miracle church, and if you drive along the lava road, it is not to be missed right by N2. You can read the newspaper clip on their bulletin board

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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice stop to take along the lava route - the church is very interesting to visit. Within close walking distance is a cute cafe and pharmacy.

Thank Charlene S
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

A small insignificant pinkish chapel surrounded by lava. Some newspaper information inside. That's it folks, don't expect more!

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed August 2, 2017

We visited this church as part of a 4WD day tour of the island, and I'm very glad we did. To see the result of such dedication, that this beautiful church was literally dug out of the lava and rescued, makes it well worth a...More

Thank Merrowmum
Reviewed June 4, 2017

This church was nearly engulfed by lava but it miraculously stopped. You now have to step down into the church. Before the flow you stepped up. Amazing mix of nature and religion. Absolutely loved it. The lava has been left around the church where the...More

Thank TriciaBY
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Interesting church with a taste of history, worth a stop. You can read about the eruption that almost destroyed the place. Nice mural and modern stained glass windows

Thank Luis K
Reviewed May 17, 2017

So the story is, when molten lava was making it way down the slop, it destroyed everything in its path until it got to the church. It entered the church doors where it stopped without burning/damaging the building. Taken as a sign from God, the...More

Thank CrispSa
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Thay say that the lava stopped wright in front of the church and did not affect it. That I find a very nice story. Is to be seen if in the area.

Thank Mitrache F
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