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Amazing place

Place for worship, and place to appreciate the beauty of nature! Souvenir shops are fairly priced... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
captpurple
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Tarlac, Philippines
What an amazing place

Drove up there one evening in May but not so long before they close down for the evening. It is so... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Knut J
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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Place for worship, and place to appreciate the beauty of nature! Souvenir shops are fairly priced too.

1  Thank captpurple
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Drove up there one evening in May but not so long before they close down for the evening. It is so quiet there and the view is so nice. So peaceful inside the monasterio. We liked it so good that we made another trip later...More

Thank Knut J
Reviewed 10 May 2018

it was good like almost everything there. nothing to complain, just enjoy the stay there together with my partner

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This was the first church we visited on Maundy Thursday. Luckily they held a veneration mass in the chapel where the relic is kept every 30minutes. After the mass everybody had the privilege to get near the relic. Such a wonderful feeling, I couldn’t explain!

Thank daphne-jem
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The Monasterio de Tarlac houses the sacred relic of the cross of Jesus Christ. Monks of the Risen Christ Community are the caretakers of the place. During ordinary days you can enjoy peace and quiet, its during sundays that usually lots of people attend the...More

Thank Infinitetravelogue
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

The place is Busy during sunday and Mass was held outside. The view from the deck is great. They have lots of parking space with a minimal fee.

Thank Johanna S
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We visited this sacred place to attend Holy Mass in Thanksgiving for the successful angioplasty operation done to my 80-year old mom three weeks ago. We arrived early for the 10:30am mass. We were blessed to listen to a mass concelebrated by 3 priests led...More

Thank Arlene C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

its a place where you can find peace with your self and the nature. the priests are very accomodating. there are stores but limited stuff to buy to.

Thank twainebengco
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Visiting this area in Tarlac was truly an experience that provided me with an opportunity to visually and emotionally capture the peacefulness of this religious monastery. The property is surrounded with trees and a look-out that overlooks a flowing river from the mountain leading into...More

Thank 865jeanpauls
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A visit here makes for a solemn and reflective experience. There is a towering statue of Jesus reminiscent of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, with a view of the mountains. There is also a charming chapel in the grounds. Place is not really commute-friendly, though....More

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