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One of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines.
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Baclayon Church Municipal Tourism Activity Center, 6301, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this very old church and I believe it is one of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines. It has been repaired after the quake in 2013 and although a dim type of church, it is worth a visit. Probably spend around thirty minutes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 1 December 2018

If you're visiting Baclayon Church you'll have to visit the seaside area as well. You'll get the best view of the church on that area since it's located near the road.

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank lexieanimetravel
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

We stop by for a historical tour visit to this church for some reason it was closed we weren’t able to go inside the church is very historical old during built during the spanish era its still soundly structurally in use for mass beautifully decorated.....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank perry986
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Gotvto see this church as part of a Bohol tour. This church built in 1727, has been restored after the 2013 earthquake. The ceiling panels are beautiful. The replacement stained glass windows while simple, add a reverance to the church. This is still an active...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DonN263
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Following the devastating 2013 earthquake, this wondeful National Historic Monument Jesuit-founded Catholic Church of 1595 has undergone what I was informed was a P100 million restoration. The nave, altar and friezes are great. It is calm inside. Even though I had visited the ecclesiastical museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 16 October 2018

we were able to visit this church before the big quake in Bohol. we were lucky to see it in its original form.. kind of creepy because it was dim lighted inside but being inside a very old church, wow!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank m0rena05
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you love historical monuments, this place might be a must see for you. The place allows FREE entry during mass, which may annoy the locals, but allows for you to take a quick zip round the front and observe the interior at the rear...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Baclayon Church is a Roman Catholic Church and the oldest coral stone church in the region.The church was closed when we visited but we were able to go inside. I admire the centuries-old structure of the church. Sad that it was damaged by the earthquake...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Khinvdijk
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Baclayon is a grand old 16th century coral stone church situated a short drive, south east of Tagbiliran City. If open, check out the museum. 30 minutes is ample time here. Incorporate the church in your Loboc River Cruise, Corella Tarsier Sanctuary, Bilar forest circuit.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank CraigM172
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The church is big and there are many Old and antique statue of saints inside the church near the entrance. The altar is so grand and old. A museum is adjacent to the church. Parking is available after paying the museum fee.

Date of experience: June 2018
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