Another great option for a Visita Iglesia from Manila is the Province of Cavite. Cavite has some century-old churches that are at par or similar to the ones in other provinces of CALABARZON and promises a great itinerary for Visita Igelsia. In fact, when I did my Cavite […]
Doing Visita Iglesia in Batangas has become very convenient because of STAR Tollway (Southern Tagalog Arterial Road) that runs from Sto. Tomas to Batangas City. STAR Tollway is directly connected to the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and travel time from Manila to Batangas City is barely 2 hours […]
Originally built in 1609, the church of St. James Parish in Bolinao, Pangasinan is made of black coral stones. Its bell tower was once the tallest in the entire island of Luzon. Bolinao church also served as a fortress against the pirates on several occasions. Today as it […]
Originally built in 1768, the Parish of Saint Fabian, Pope and Martyr has been restored in 1856 after it has been burned when a sacristan carelessly threw a cigarette-end on its nipa roofing which caught fire at once. The last major restoration of the current church was in […]
The Saint Joseph Parish Church or commonly referred to as Barcelona Church in Barcelona, Sorsogon was built by the Franciscans in 1874. It is one of the oldest and considered as one of most beautiful churches in Bicol Region. The church present facade, walls and bell tower are […]
This is the famous century-old Church of Nuestra Señora De Porteria which has been declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum in 2007 and likewise declared a National Historical Landmark in 2008 by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. Its current restoration is being supported […]
This is the Spanish-old Cathedral of San Gregorio Magno in Legazpi City, Albay. Story to follow.
This is the century-old Sta Cruz Church of Sta Cruz, Marinduque. The Sta Cruz Church was built in 1714. The tower that stands today is the orignal one. 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 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.
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 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 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 […]