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Sinking Bell Tower

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A. Bonifacio Street, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Great Structure

I really thought i will see it full of light during evening because laoag is the city of lights... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mary-Grace T

the historical view is very interesting. You will see the door is sinking. the location is within... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon M
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“laoag city” (16 reviews)
“public market” (4 reviews)
“few steps” (3 reviews)
A. Bonifacio Street, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really thought i will see it full of light during evening because laoag is the city of lights, however, that is not the case. It's still good after all.

Thank Mary-Grace T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the historical view is very interesting. You will see the door is sinking. the location is within laoag city.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the heart of laoag city. Good stop over and side trip in laoag after lunch. U can no longer enter it, as from the name itself, “sinking” the half of the church structure is already sank.

Thank FaeMarieS
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Walk in this area, too bad we arrived late but its still a nice piece of history to visit. sad that the surrounding smells like garbag...

Thank AzianMatey
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

What a piece of history to see! I was interested in a bit more and the area felt kinda small and not that unique to the local people. I thought it was a hoot and cannot wait to go back. It's cool that it's nearby...More

Thank caseyyardley
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Never leave Laoag without visiting the sinking tower. It is so good to see something built from the past and it is being preserved for us to see.

Thank teacher b
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Centre of Laoag. Never seen so many stalls selling watch batteries.. easy walk around . Too bad bell tower not maintained and with more historical information

Thank Steven E
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Didn't get a chance to have a photo opportunity since it was so awkward for me to post within the vicinity of the city. Overall: This phenomenon is quite disturbing because something is triggering the bell tower to sink. Maybe the land in that part...More

Thank Marielle D
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

The Sinking Bell Tower is located at the center of Laoag City ie a couple of steps away from/to Ilocos Norte Capitol and Laoag's Public Market. It is believed that the historic tower is sinking at a rate of an inch a year, though no...More

Thank remelynd2017
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Haha! This is probably the first thing you'll get to see when you arrive in Ilocos without any effort to exert. It is situated in the middle of the downtown area. You can just pass at it for how many times. A picture would be...More

Thank CharityCupidMon
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Ley T
December 26, 2014|
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Response from Gilbert C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the late reply. Sorry, I haven't heard of Paoay Lake. Tourist came to visit Paoay Church but not Paoay Lake. Thanks for the question