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Basilica of St. Martin de Tours

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Illustre Avenue, Taal, Luzon 4208, Philippines
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Visited for wedding

A classic vintage look on the outside and quite big and great on the inside. Love the ceiling art... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
marianne g
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Biggest church in the Far East

Once upon a time the biggest church in the Far East, maybe til now. The place is huge and brings... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2017
docM_ph
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Manila, Philippines
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Illustre Avenue, Taal, Luzon 4208, Philippines
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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

A classic vintage look on the outside and quite big and great on the inside. Love the ceiling art and the lighting of the sun when its setting. All fans are working and that a great deal for most of us. Enough parking space.

Thank marianne g
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Once upon a time the biggest church in the Far East, maybe til now. The place is huge and brings back the olden time feeling piousness and serenity. Look for Msgr.Madlangbayan and listen to his words of wisdom and encouragement. Love the silver lined altar...More

Thank docM_ph
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

We had decided to do side trip after a long vacation stay in calatagan beach house, we have decided to visit this place. It was a scary road trip, we ended up bypassing remote narrow streets with few houses. Its eerie and goes through to...More

Thank limeorangepeel
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Largest basilica in Asia. We took the tour (free) and were glad that we did. Historic relic of St Martin de Tours is encased.

Thank lindaeddie
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Astonishing and a very big church. In fact, as they say, it is the biggest church in Asia. We find its architectural designs very intricate.

Thank noie99
Reviewed October 17, 2017

A very nice, old Church that has maintained its original charm. The interior is so detailed that I define it to be awesome. It's definitely a must-visit whenever you are in Taal. I just hope that they have already started retrofitting of the structure. I...More

Thank pastelprism
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Yes it is another church but the history that is associated with this building is part of it charm. Also if you like photography you can get some very nice shots of the interior and exterior of the building. Take you time be respectful, after...More

Thank kev_deb2012
Reviewed September 14, 2017

What a beautiful church. There is so much to see that you are in awe at all times. A must see when in Taal.

Thank LLR_RHR
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The church is reputed to be the biggest in Asia and once inside, you will definitely agree. The church is divided into 3 chambers with its own altar, two side altars and one main altar. Each chamber alone is the size of an ordinary sized...More

Thank Jake2014jake
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Traveler pics are too deceiving. The church is old but the charm is still there despite the age. Vendors swarm the area which are mysteriously missing in hi res pictures taken by travelers. Include in your mandatory tour.

Thank Michael B
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Bianca C
April 5, 2017|
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Response from karl m | Reviewed this property |
Best way os by SLEX then Startollway get off at Lipa City then follow road to Lemery. Lemery is next to Taal
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mimimiich
December 10, 2016|
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Response from eteng2016 | Reviewed this property |
ride a bus going to Lemery Batangas and from there ride a jeepney going to Taal. Not sure about the accomodation though since we only stayed there for a whole day trip. You can search here in Tripadvisor for any deals.
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