We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
#Vacation2018

This destination is ideal to visit,.. that full of awesome and fantastic destination! hart,hart... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
regalado21
via mobile
Beautifu

A very quiet place for prayer We visited this church with a good friend and was so amazed on its... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
LakbayAral
,
Quezon, Philippines
Read all 26 reviews
30
All photos (30)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“irene”(4 reviews)
“ruins”(4 reviews)
“aisle”(4 reviews)
About
Contact
Poblacion, Brgy San Leandro, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Laoag
from US$13.90
More Info
from US$20.00
More Info
from US$5.90
More Info
from US$18.00
More Info
Reviews (26)
Filter reviews
24 results
Traveler rating
11
9
4
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
11
9
4
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews irene ruins aisle marcos longest nostalgic architecture
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2019

This church is old and very historical. I like the architecture although some parts are no longer have been reconstructed already.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cosmopolitan654846
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

This destination is ideal to visit,.. that full of awesome and fantastic destination! hart,hart, hart

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank regalado21
Reviewed 15 June 2018

A very quiet place for prayer We visited this church with a good friend and was so amazed on its beauty. The place is clean and give you a feeling of travelling back in time. I hope they continue to act on its preservation. Place...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LakbayAral
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This church has a very interesting history. From Japanese war to Irene Marcos wedding. Aside from that, it was, according to our tour guide, the church with the longest aisle in whole Asian. I like the whispering wall and the ruins...

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Annie R
Reviewed 28 November 2017

It is in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte where the late President Marcos family house is located. 15-20 mins away from Laoag. It is so peaceful here. You can also visit the ruins beside the Church.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mary-Grace T
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The church offers a lot of historical facts and figures. When we visited, the church is wide open for tourist. Our guide said that if we walked towards the altar with a left foot first, I'll get married. Guess what, I stepped the left foot....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SpencerFinn
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Santa Monica Church is the oldest church in Ilocos Norte. Popularly called Sarrat Church, its location is 15minutes from Laoag City. It sits across Sarrat park & the town plaza. The old bell tower, which we rarely see nowadays, stood majestically by century old trees....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank batgurls
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The town was preparing for a religious event when we visited so the area was very lively. The area was filled with a mix of local residents and tourists. One of the best things that I liked about the place was the different street food...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Patty d
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Santa Monica Parish Church AKA Sarrat Church was built in 1779. It used to be called as San Miguel Church. Walk through the church complex and see for yourself centuries old structures, such as a convent connected to the church by an elevated three-level brick...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank WanderLustDavao
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The wedding church of Irene Marcos. Filled with rich Historical Information of romance and spanish time. Must see

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank LigayaZen
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 945 nearby hotels
Northview Hotel
63 reviews
.00 km away
Casa Felipa
1 review
1.36 km away
Aurelio's Mansion
17 reviews
1.40 km away
Rio Grande de Laoag Resort and Hotel
26 reviews
1.96 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 13,984 nearby restaurants
Balay da Blas
23 reviews
1.95 km away
Kahel de Luna Restaurant
52 reviews
2.42 km away
Max's Restaurant
34 reviews
2.26 km away
Macy's Diner Laoag
70 reviews
2.35 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,479 nearby attractions
St. William's Cathedral
63 reviews
2.29 km away
Sinking Bell Tower
213 reviews
1.24 km away
Museo Ilocos Norte
56 reviews
1.72 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Santa Monica Parish Church staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines