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Sinking Bell Tower

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A. Bonifacio Street, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Its sinking every year

According to kuya jerome our driver/tour guide, the square that we saw is already a window. The... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
AizaJ
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Batangas City, Philippines
MOTHER NATURE IS WINNING

This unusual structure is sinking, courtesy of the soft loam on which it was built. Its companion... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Terry M
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Hamilton, Canada
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A. Bonifacio Street, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

According to kuya jerome our driver/tour guide, the square that we saw is already a window. The door was already on underground. It is sinking every year because of the sand where it was built.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This unusual structure is sinking, courtesy of the soft loam on which it was built. Its companion cathedral is nearby. You cannot enter the building but its colour and remnant of a doorway [originally to allow for a mounted man to ride through] make it...More

1  Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this when we went to laoag city, it's a great landmark to ensure you don't get lost. The actual building has slowly sank so the entrance was once tall enough that you coulkd ride through in horseback but now you would have stoop just...More

Thank GusCraig
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

It's unique to see only takes a few minutes. Like the rest of the country don't get over run by trikes, the kings of the road.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

the bell is unique and is in the middle of the street, very interesting. We went here as a stop over, the Church nearby is amazing.

Thank rod m
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

It's early morning when we travel to Laoag from Solsona. Luckily, we got the chance to catch up the sunrise. We visit this place as we need to buy some food and drinks to bring at Pagudpud for our family outing. Since this place is...More

Thank thebandwagonchic
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

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
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

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

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 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
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Reviewed 20 September 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
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menfel
28 November 2017|
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Response from Mary-Grace T | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee for Sinking Bell Tower attraction.
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Ley T
26 December 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
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