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Baroque Churches of the Philippines

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The Spanish times structures

Awesome to witness the old Spanish churches in the Philippines. It truly brings back the time when the Spanish discovered the Philippines and later to be conquered by the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 January 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Awesome to witness the old Spanish churches in the Philippines. It truly brings back the time when the Spanish discovered the Philippines and later to be conquered by the Japanese.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

To my knowledge, i knew there are four Philippine baroque churches recognized in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. But actually only three of them i personally visited. I visited the oldest of the baroque churches within the Intramuros, the San Agustine Church many years ago and even came back to visit also the museum. By then we were able to... More 

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Cavite Province, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

Miag-ao Church was a part of my university life. Being a student of the state university a few meters away from this historical church gave me the opportunity to admire it's baroque architecture every time I would pass by this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

THERE IS A CLARIFICATION I WOULD HAVE TO MAKE: there are ONLY four churches that make up the serial inscription "Baroque Churches of the Philippines" that was recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1993. Though there are many churches in the Philippines with baroque influences and motifs, this title is only conferred STRICTLY to the four churches that offer... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

The Ilocos region are still rich of our colonial Spanish heritage where you can still see churches of that era. I started appreciating this because of my experience in Europe where you can see the richness of their history by preserving monumental landmark that tells their past history-

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

The first taste you get of the Philippines, as soon as you land, is that although it belongs to Asia, very few things remind you of that. For many years the Philippines have been under the influence of the U.S.A. and they’re the only Christian country in the whole region. These two things have turned the Philippines into a much... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2012

I've been in Bohol Last year i saw when Trip to chocolate hills one of the Oldest Church in the Philippines Baroque Churches-Amazing Artworks

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