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Largest Catholic Church in Asia

This church is considered the largest Catholic Church in Asia. This church was originally built in... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2019
Melbourne, Australia

Lovingly restored, the cathedral is among the largest in Asia and represents an important... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Carmona, Philippines
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Illustre Avenue, Taal, Luzon 4208, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was underwhelmed by the size of the church considering it is the largest church in Asia. And its claim to fame in my opinion is debatable. I like the "old" look of the church. Its got that 16th century historic feel. The inside is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Roll_D_Dynzz
Reviewed 19 January 2019

This church is considered the largest Catholic Church in Asia. This church was originally built in 1575 and rebuilt in 1755 after the eruption of Taal. In1849 an earthquake damaged the church and it was rebuilt in 1856. When we visited there was actually a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Lovingly restored, the cathedral is among the largest in Asia and represents an important historical landmark. Situated atop a gentle rise beside the historic town, the sanctuary is well decorated and alcoves feature icons from various periods. The second floor museum is a bit sparse...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EricSkopec
Reviewed 20 September 2018

When you come by Batangas province, don't miss this wonderfully preserved structure from the Spanish times. Donate what you can for its future preservation and strengthening the structure. Let us help in any way we can..

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank nimbosa
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

A must visit when in Taal. They have a museum at the right side. You can go up the bellfry with a fee of 50pesos . The church is old.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 184luist
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here as we were headed to the volcano. Quite worth the while. It was peaceful and quite serene.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We heard their earliest mass at 5:30am. The interior of the church is amazing. I love how their chairs have spaces for one's bag. Despite being considered as the biggest Catholic Church in Asia, it didn't reduce the solemnity of the mass. We'll be back...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nuelene G
Reviewed 22 May 2018

It was fantastic & good tourist attraction. the place place was so solemn and you can feel the great weather in the area

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lovely G
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

this Church is truly huge, much bigger than all the Churches i’ve ever been into in the country. it even houses a museum at the right exit facing the altar. when we got inside, a wedding was taking place and we were enamored by the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nielioan
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The church was awesome, really huge. The museum is not well kept but it is very educational. Visiting Taal was like a journey back in time because of the old and beautiful houses in the town

Date of experience: September 2017
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From fantasy word how to get here? Thank you
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Best way os by SLEX then Startollway get off at Lipa City then follow road to Lemery. Lemery is next to Taal