Holy week or not, these 7 Century Old Churches in Laguna are worth visiting because of their historical and cultural value. And as a cultural and religious tradition among Filipino Catholics, doing a Visita Iglesia during Maundy Thursday is a way of getting closer to God while remembering […]
Before the summer ends, why not visit these 7 Waterfalls Near Manila that will surely make your summer more than a beach! DARANAK FALLS Daranak Falls is my personal favorite in this list of 7 Waterfalls Near Manila. Daranak Falls is located in Tanay, Rizal and is roughly […]
Here is Part 1 of the century old churches in Laguna: Bay, Laguna – The century old Church of St Agustine in Bay was initially built in 1804 and was completed in 1864. It was partially destroyed during WWII and was rebuilt in 1953. The church has early […]
This is St Agustine Church in Bay (pronounced as Ba-e), Laguna. The stone church was initially built in 1804 and was completed in 1864. The church has early renaissance facade and a 4-storey bell tower. Story to follow.
This is St John the Baptist Church (Lilio Church) in Liliw, Laguna. The church is even made more famous because of its elegant facade and brick-baroque style architecture. Story to follow.
Laguna | The Century-Old and Historic Calamba Church of St John the Baptist | Top Places To See In Laguna
This is St John the Baptist Church in Calamba, Laguna which was built in the 19th century. Dr Jose Rizal, Philippine National Hero, was baptized here. Interestingly, the house of Rizal is in the opposite corner. Story to follow.
This is the grand century old San Sebastian Church in Lumban, Laguna. It was erected in 1600 and the first stone church built in Laguna. Story to follow.
This is the magnificent century old Church of St Magdalene in Magdalena, Laguna. The church was built in its entirety in 1855. Interestingly, Emilio Jacinto, a Philippine Revolutionary Hero, was wounded, took refuge in the convent and died here. Until today, his blood stains is being preserved where […]
Laguna | The Century Old Nagcarlan Church of St Bartholomew the Apostle | Top Places To See In Laguna
This is St Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Nagcarlan, Laguna. This church was built in 1752 during the Spanish Colonial period. Story to follow.
This is Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery in Nagcarlan, Laguna. This was built in 1851 and remains to be the only underground cemetery in the Philippines until now. Story to follow.
This is St James the Apostle Church in Paete, Laguna. This century old church is filled with centuries-old wooden paintings and statues of catholic saints. It features a baroque style architecture with local styles. This is one of the most beautiful churches I have seen. Story to follow.
This is the century old Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Pagsajan, Laguna. Story to follow.
This is Pagsanjan Arch in Pagsanjan, Laguna. Story to follow.
The Municipality of Pila in Laguna is has been declared by the National Historical Institute as “Heritage Town”. Pila has maintained the look, the feel and the glory of its colonial past. In deed, Pila is a true heritage town. Story to follow.
This is the Archdiocesan of St. Anthony De Padua or commonly known as Pila Church located in the heritage town of Pila, Laguna. To commemorate the 350th death anniversary of the Saint In 1578, Pila Church became the Parish of St. Anthony De Padua and making it the […]
This is Rizal House or Bahay Ni Rizal in Calamba, Laguna. Bahay Ni Rizal is a reconstruction of the original house of Philippine’s National Hero – Dr. Jose Rizal. Story to follow.