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St Augustine's Church

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Paoay, Luzon, Philippines
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A Great Symbol of Catholic Faith

A must-see sight, a must-visit Church. The pictures that you can see posted anywhere say it all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Milany A
Davao City, Philippines
Never stops to Amaze me!

Grew up in Batac and been visiting this church every time i visit my hometown. It's a must see... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
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Paoay, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must-see sight, a must-visit Church. The pictures that you can see posted anywhere say it all - it definitely deserves to be labeled as UNESCO Heritage Site. Day or night - it's a sight to behold. Tip: Go inside and pray. It's a different...More

Thank Milany A
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Grew up in Batac and been visiting this church every time i visit my hometown. It's a must see destination when visiting Ilocos Norte and you won't missed it as it's close to Paoay Lake (Malacanan of the North) and Paoay Sand Dunes, or a...More

Thank drew_vc15
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Well worth a visit if travelling between Vigan and Laoag. One of a range of Baroquechirches we visited over our week travellingaroundLuzon!

Thank DeniseRoache
Reviewed September 12, 2017

This is a world UNESCO sight. The buttresses are enormous and the church feels very solid. The entrance is very impressive, and the interior is well maintained. I think it is witness to withstanding all the earthquakes that occur in the region.

Thank tandemqueen
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Our first stop during our Ilocos Trip. We arrived in Paoay a bit early so we watched the sunrise first and have to wait a little more before the doors are open. St. Augustine Church or Paoay Church is a beautiful church indeed. Solemn and...More

Thank IamTeej
Reviewed May 30, 2017

This is where religion & great architecture meets! It is massive & impressive! You can light a remembrance candle and walk down to the alter.

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Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

This a must visit when you are in Paoay. St Augustine's Church ranks no 1 for me. The architecture is stunning. Its picture perfect. Being here brings you back in time. Best time to go is either in the morning and late afternoon. I do...More

Thank katjoshd
Reviewed May 14, 2017

I think this entry is duplicated under Paoay Church. Both are the same UNESCO site which is a must-see.

Thank ShilohinBC
Reviewed May 1, 2017

It has weathered storms but the facade remains beautiful. It is a place of prayer and meditation although sometimes eager tourists may break the prayerful atmosphere in spite of the big sign asking for proper decorum. There is a meditation garden at the side of...More

Thank Malou B
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Let's set aside the history behind this great building...the mere thought of standing in front of this very old church will transport you in time...I can't help but imagine the things that happened here long ago. Isn't it enchanting? Try it at night and you...More

Thank cham R
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