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Church of San Miguel Arcangel of Argao

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Sunday Mass in a Beautiful Historic Church

We missed the English mass and settled for a mass in the vernacular. While the mass as ongoing, we... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
gerrybrodriguez
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Cebu City, Philippines
Peaceful

The Argao church or the Saint Michael the Archangel Parish church was built in 1734. The facade is... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
SherwinJoseph
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Luzon, Philippines
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Aug 20, 2018
“Sunday Mass in a Beautiful Historic Church”
Feb 15, 2018
“Peaceful”
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

We missed the English mass and settled for a mass in the vernacular. While the mass as ongoing, we couldn't help but be astounded by the beauty of this really old stone church in idyllic Argao. We were pleasantly surprised to find out later that...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The Argao church or the Saint Michael the Archangel Parish church was built in 1734. The facade is made of sand and coral stones making it appear white. It has a simple Baroque architecture, if there’s such thing. The church is just 8-minute walk from...More

Thank SherwinJoseph
Reviewed 1 October 2017

BEST place to live when you retire from the city's unfriendly, not so healthy nature. People are so warm and generous. This is the ONE and ONLY HOME for the BEST and MOST DELICIOUS TORTA IN THE ENTIRE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES...BAR NONE

Thank Ildefonso P
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The Church is very old but the area is clean..Beside the church is argao hall of justice and argao museum..

Thank Rhina R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

well worth a visit, easy to imagine how the place looked a century or so ago. Just a pleasant walk away from the beach.

Thank ozbrummie
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Argao Church was the first stop in my southern Cebu solo trip and it was worth the stop. I took a tricycle from the main highway to go to the church and town plaza. Its ornate design and the rich history make it a must-stop...More

Thank Jubert A
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest church in Cebu. This century ++ old church is one of the best standing church you will find in the province of Cebu. I am lucky enough to marry someone from Argao giving me all access to the church. Unfortunately, my...More

Thank doublemongos
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is a very nice old Spanish Church go and give a look on the way to the south. The Church is simple and beautiful and on a hot day you also can cool you down inside the church!

Thank AlfredoHonegger
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I love the village of Argao. This beautiful historic church sits on the plaza where many other original buildings are still in use. It's just steps away from the pier and waterfront. You can see it from the national highway so you know when to...More

Thank chelseamaya
Reviewed 13 March 2016

South Cebu is good for heritage tour and perfect for religious activities. Argao should not be missed for both reasons. Argao is not famous for the church, but for their torta (which taste I cannot comprehend!) Any tips or info how their torta was made?...More

Thank LakbayLoyd
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