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Sinking Bell Tower

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A. Bonifacio Street, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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nice piece of landmark in the middle of stores...

Walk in this area, too bad we arrived late but its still a nice piece of history to visit. sad... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines
Cool tower fer sure!

What a piece of history to see! I was interested in a bit more and the area felt kinda small and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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A. Bonifacio Street, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed May 21, 2017

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
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Ley T
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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