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Nice Ceiling and Nice Choir

The Church has limited parking so come early for Parking space. It is a church with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
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Attractive church

A beautiful old building set in the centre of Balanga City. This is a lovely building to get photos... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
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Jun 25, 2018
“Nice Ceiling and Nice Choir”
May 19, 2018
“Beautiful church”
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The Church has limited parking so come early for Parking space. It is a church with beautiful choir singing during the mass. We were seated in front of the church and I was amazed of the the church 's ceiling particulary the Dome Ceiling.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GrannyBaguio
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Very nice , but VERY hot without the air conditioning going they had fans on but all in all very quaint

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Cathedral of St. Joseph in Balanga City is not really a grand cathedral or a very big one, but it dates back to the Spanish times and is the centre of the Diocese of Balanga. A feeling of coolness amidst the outside heat envelops...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Denise Melinda B
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

A beautiful old building set in the centre of Balanga City. This is a lovely building to get photos of from the outside, lots of statues and nice architecture. For the more religious people you can attend mass when you're there, my friend who was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Right in the middle of the city, the cathedral is a quiet place to reflect. They’re open in the mornings and people can walk in.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Pearlqueen00
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I love churches so this is a winner. This cathedral survived the war which makes it extra special. The carvings were specially pretty.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A place where you can really feel the Spirit of Community. At the center of the City accessible to church goer. Has a parking space so no worries for those with vehicles.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank pengpalmera
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great church located on the city proper. Church has a columbarium beside it. Came here on a Sunday and the priest was baptizing babies and children in front.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank helbanes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Good for a quick visit if you are in the neighborhood. Not worth a special visit unless it means something special for you. The outside is unexceptional 19th century brick. The inside is reasonably pretty.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Hard to believe the last time I was in this church, I was only 6. Oh how time flies! Definitely must pay respects to this church when in Balanga Bataan. It's literally in the heart of town so you won't miss it. It looked bigger...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank anefallarme
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