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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
💚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
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.
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.
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
This was our first stop for our Ilocos tour. It was a lovely sight to see in person. Take time to walk through the prayer garden beside the church when you visit. Also, you can approach tourist information center volunteers to purchase Paoay Church postcards.
We were visiting baroque churches during our holiday in the Philippines and this one was on top of our list. 16th century church built by the Agustinians. This is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines and listed as UNESCO Heritage site. A must-see...More
I have a fascination for old houses, old churches and even old cemeteries..... they are serene, quiet and mysterious. This church is beautiful, with amazing architecture that has survived wars and calamities. Respect. I feel the presence of old souls still going about their religious...More
If you are a fan of old architectural structure, this is a must see for you... hope the Philippines maintains this placee specially the local govt of ilocos for the next generation to come... go pinas... proud to be pinoy🙌
Part of the allure of a certain place is its association to a person or an event. In the case of the Paoay Church dedicated to St. Augustine who was the 4th century founder of the Order of priests chosen by Spain to aid her...More