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One of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, I've seen larger, better restored and more imposing churches in my life. Yet this old church takes you on a very special spiritual and historical journey. Constructed early in the Christianisation days of the Philippines and reconstructed over and over again after natural catastrophes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 February 2019

As someone who isn't religious, I don't spend a lot of time in Churches, nor am I usually that particularly interested in visiting them, but I was very pleased to have this added to the tour; it's a lovely old building which has been restored...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

The Building was damaged and has undergone maintainence to reembelish the lost features, though it looks so poorly done though with cheap finishes. Leaves you wondering what could have been an amazing site is just left with all so little to cherish. Not worth visiting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Shannon083
Reviewed 29 December 2018

Visited this very old church and I believe it is one of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines. It has been repaired after the quake in 2013 and although a dim type of church, it is worth a visit. Probably spend around thirty minutes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 2 December 2018

If you're visiting Baclayon Church you'll have to visit the seaside area as well. You'll get the best view of the church on that area since it's located near the road.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

We stop by for a historical tour visit to this church for some reason it was closed we weren’t able to go inside the church is very historical old during built during the spanish era its still soundly structurally in use for mass beautifully decorated.....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank perry986
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Gotvto see this church as part of a Bohol tour. This church built in 1727, has been restored after the 2013 earthquake. The ceiling panels are beautiful. The replacement stained glass windows while simple, add a reverance to the church. This is still an active...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DonN263
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Following the devastating 2013 earthquake, this wondeful National Historic Monument Jesuit-founded Catholic Church of 1595 has undergone what I was informed was a P100 million restoration. The nave, altar and friezes are great. It is calm inside. Even though I had visited the ecclesiastical museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 16 October 2018

we were able to visit this church before the big quake in Bohol. we were lucky to see it in its original form.. kind of creepy because it was dim lighted inside but being inside a very old church, wow!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank m0rena05
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you love historical monuments, this place might be a must see for you. The place allows FREE entry during mass, which may annoy the locals, but allows for you to take a quick zip round the front and observe the interior at the rear...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Shannon083 | Reviewed this property |
I think the roof cos all the paintings on the roof looks not original.
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