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Paoay Church

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Marcos Ave, Paoay, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 751 2146
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Ilocos Road Trip Must-See

...going to the Ilocos region won't be complete without visiting this place. It is indeed a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Standing Majestic

If you appreciate architecture, then The Paoay Church is a must see in Ilocos, Norte. It's worth a... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
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Marcos Ave, Paoay, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 751 2146
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...going to the Ilocos region won't be complete without visiting this place. It is indeed a majestic church that hold lots of history for Paoay. The gardens are huge and the tower is imposing. The interior is spacious with ancient adornments. Parking around this area...More

Thank KrissSantes
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

If you appreciate architecture, then The Paoay Church is a must see in Ilocos, Norte. It's worth a visit!

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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

We were on our way back to Vigan from Ilocos Norte when my parents decided to stop over to Paoay church. I had no idea where was this place and it was my first time to hear about it. When we got there, I was...More

Thank Odessa E
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This place was the frist stop of our tour, such a great architectural view, knowing that this old church is still standing firm! A must see place.

Thank Nash I
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Paoay Church was declared as a National Cultural Treasure by the Philippine government in 1973, and a UNESCO World Hertiage Site under the collective group of Baroque Churches of the Philippines in 1993. (From wikipedia) Definitely, this church is a must-visit one when you go to Ilocos....More

Thank Marielle D
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

I was amaze how beautiful the Paoay Church is. This Church is the primary example of Spanish colonial earthquake baroque architecture since many destructive earthquakes destroyed earlier churches in the country and Paoay Church stood still. It brings back the good old times. A must...More

Thank Star0714
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

💚Just before my eyes St. Augustine, Church of Paoay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 1993 due to its historical and architectural significance. It takes almost two decades to complete the construction which had been started 1694 and completed on 1710. Come to think of it,...More

Thank greenieminty
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Known for withstanding all calamities and earthquakes, San Augustine church, commonly known as Paoay Church, is a must see. With a vast open area in front of it, you can easily take pictures of the church.

Thank fellizee
Reviewed May 14, 2017

This church is one of the four Baroque churches in Philippines registered as a UNESCO site. It is a truly unique and historical structure well worth the visit. The garden attached to it is well worth lingering over. Spent well over an hour here.

Thank ShilohinBC
Reviewed May 1, 2017

The Paoay Church is situated in the plaza surrounded by government buildings, some eateries and a few souvenir shops. I appreciate the church structure. It is so gigantic and command attention. The Paoay bell tower seems to be intact however the church's roof was damaged...More

Thank sandracyu
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