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Sinking Bell Tower

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A. Bonifacio Street, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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An iconic landmark

The Sinking Bell Tower is located at the center of Laoag City ie a couple of steps away from/to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
The first thing to see..

Haha! This is probably the first thing you'll get to see when you arrive in Ilocos without any... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Quezon City, Philippines
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4 weeks ago
“The first thing to see..”
May 13, 2017
“Historical site worth a look”
A. Bonifacio Street, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sinking bell tower is in the middle of a busy road and there is no parking at all. If you want to check the bell tower out do so from a moving vehicle with a passenger taking photos (safety first).

Thank Jun A
Reviewed May 14, 2017

This historic Laoag landmark is quite remarkable and worth navigating the busy traffic on the streets surrounding it for a close look. Hard to get a good photo of it without all the overhanging electrical wiring. Unfortunately one cannot go inside.

Thank ShilohinBC
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Ancient places tell a story. This place has its own quaint story to tell. Brings you back in olden times. It feels good to have a memento of what was it before we were born

Thank 6JenY
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

There wasn't much to see. But still, it tells a story. It reflects of heritage and how religious the people of Laoag are. There's the huge "Laoag" in front of it. Snap a picture in that spot to affirm that you've been to Laoag!

Thank Tart C
Reviewed May 1, 2017

This is truly a landmark in the area. This place is very near our hotel, we just walked to this place. Below is a signage that says Laoag and is lighted in the evening. Try to visit during sunset so it has a golden color.

Thank sweeetmum
Reviewed April 30, 2017

I used to think that bell tower should be located on top of the church roof. But history proved otherwise. In Ilocos, the bell tower is separate from the main church. The Bell Tower becomes a historical landmark in the present modern times within the...More

Thank sandracyu
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by the Church of Laoag on the last day of our Ilocos tour. A few steps away is the Sinking Bell Tower. Took a few photos and visited the booths near the tower. There's a McDonald's nearby where you can stop for snacks.

Thank iamraincrystal
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting ilocos norte, you should visit this site... sinking bell tower. Also visit the church near with it... just a few steps from the sinking bell tower... enjoy...

Thank Ed S
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Ley T
Hi wanna know if Paoay lake is far
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