This is the seat of government of Buenavista, Marinduque. All photos here were captured using a cellphone camera. I visited Buenavista Town Hall last May 24, 2012. RELATED LINKS: Marinduque | Battle of Pulang Lupa Shrine Marinduque | Bella Roca From Afar Marinduque | Boac Casa Real Marinduque | Boac Museum […]
This is Marinduque Hot Spring Resort in Buenavista. This resort has 2 hot spring pools. They also have rooms for overnight accommodation. The resort is located along the national highway near the boundary of Buenavista and Torrijos. Story to follow.
This is Malbog’s Sulfuric Hot Spring located in Buenavista, Marinduque. It is situated few meters away from Marinduque Hot Spring Resort. Many say that a visit to Marinduque would not be complete without dipping here. Story to follow.
This is the Boac Branch of National Museum or the Boac Museum. It is housed in the Old Library building in Boac. The museum keeps data and articles about Marinduque. Story to follow.
This is Casa Real in Boac, Marinduque. Today, it houses some of the offices of the municipal government. Story to follow.
Boac has an intact heritage houses. The main poblacion up the hill of the Cathedral are rows of old houses. Though not declared as a heritage town, Boac offers an atmosphere of the bygone era. Story to follow.
This is Bato Sumpit Hidden Falls in Igtuble, Tubungan, Iloilo. It is very small yet very mighty, ravaging and dangerous for swimming. I will not dare swim here 🙂 Story to follow.
This is St Anthony the Abbot Church in Tubungan, Iloilo. It was originally built in 1844 but was destroyed during WWII. The facade has Corinthian columns and pillars. It has a 3-storey bell tower. I visited Tubungan Church last July 22, 2012 after chasing Bato Simbahan Underground Waterfalls […]
This is the National Shrine of Our Lady of Candles more popularly known Jaro Cathedral located in Jaro, Iloilo City. It is the seat of the Archdiocese of Jaro. Unusually, the bell tower of this cathedral is located across a busy street in Jaro Plaza – a bit […]
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.