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“Quick stop” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Baclayon Church

Baclayon Church
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Bohol Countryside Full-Day Tour
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Owner description: One of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines.
Cheongju, South Korea
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11 reviews
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“Quick stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

worth a quick stop over if you have time. i spent about 10-15mins. they didnt have a tour, instead you paid a donation and walked upstairs on a self tour. before entering the church, you have to be properly dressed: they provide wraps if your shoulders are bare.

Visited August 2012
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Santa Ana, California
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“A Great Part of History”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2012

On November 16, 2012. While visiting Bohol I wanted to see many of the old churches on the lsland. This church of the Immaculate Conception Parish Baclayon Bohol is one of the oldest in the Philippines. It was constructed of coral. Also it has a museum a small entry fee of 50.00 pesos ($1.22). The tour which was guided is great since you will see many of the garments and replics used in church services conducted by the Jesuit missionary from the 15th and 17th century. Our guide provided many historial facts as we tour the museum. Inside the church their are three main alters and the above these are statue of saints and their is no fee to go into the church. The tour of this church will provided a great historical view of the history of the catholic church in the philippines. As we were leaving we saw the outline a man on the coral wall which to my understanding no one knows how it came to be their. I would recommend a tour of this beautiful church.

Visited November 2012
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Kyogle, New South Wales, Australia
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“Baclayon Church”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2012

A great old church to stop and look around if you have the time, Only a few pesos for the museum, walk around yourself, or go in a group for a guided tour. Please be respectful and cover the legs or a skirt will be given to you for your time in the church. Certainly a great photo op even if you dont go through the museum!

Visited November 2012
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Sterling, Virginia
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“Baclayon Church”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

Baclayon Church considered one of the oldest church in bohol. very pretty nice architectural.you can see the oldest material very interesting inside and outside of the building .and only few miles in blood compact site..located in Albuquerque town.and all people are friendly too.and if you wish to buy a souvenir very affordable .

Visited October 2012
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Golden, Colorado
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“probably the oldest church in the Philippines”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Made of coral stone, the church is huge and still has the original retablos. Like other churches in Bohol, they have a dress code sign at the entrance. But, sarongs are provided for ladies wearing shorts and that's helpful.

Visited April 2012
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