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Bantay Bell Tower

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beside St Augustine Church, Vigan, Luzon, Philippines
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Nice view on top!

An old Bell Tower that may not have been given the proper maintenance. It does look old for does... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Herman D
Not too high

This is a charming little bell/watch tower, and because it's pretty old, it isn't very high. So... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daengkirana
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beside St Augustine Church, Vigan, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An old Bell Tower that may not have been given the proper maintenance. It does look old for does not feel old, maybe because of the cement plaster used to repair some part of the tower. Its worth a visit though, helps to educate the...More

Thank Herman D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a charming little bell/watch tower, and because it's pretty old, it isn't very high. So it's not hard to climb up to the top where the bells are located. The view up there is nice, and there's a certain poignancy to observing the...More

Thank Daengkirana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is great and the wind in the summer was wonderfull. Very bery nice place. It was busy on cristmas.

Thank עירית מ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think this is our first tourist spot from Vigan we visited after checking in at Fernandina’s. Tricycle Tour Packages are cheap and can take you to 10-11 places for 600Php good for 2-4 People. They will even take your pictures there. Make sure to...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Must visit tourist spot in Vigan. Ilocos Sur, Philippines Ancient place with iconic view & experience. The few hundred years old St Augustine Bell Tower with its church was a beautiful experience and adds to the beauty of Vigan City. The 'kalesa' riders are so...More

Thank Sathiabalan
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

The climb is quite steep but when at the top the view was a little disappointing except back towards the church.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Not too much of a climb, though one has to be careful of the stairs in the bell tower. Don't rely on waze or google map in finding the church.

Thank MelaManila
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

I'm probably biased because I really like visiting ruins wherever I go. Others may not find anything beautiful about an old, nearly-dilapidated bell tower but I felt a sense of connection with the past climbing the steep staircase. I didn't take photos of myself but...More

Thank Argel M
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

No entry fees. Only donations are accepted instead. The bell tower is a lovely place. It's great for taking photographs and for enjoying a lovely view from the top. The staircase inside is narrow and dark, so I would advise visitors to wear comfortable shoes...More

Thank Yasmeen T
Reviewed October 11, 2017

It is indeed a nice tourist spot, well preserved and maintained. Clean surroundings with nice flora. You can climb up the tower and have a good view of the vicinity, but it gets crowded so you just have to give way to fellow tourists.You can...More

Thank Rotsie G
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