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Sta. Monica Church Pavia

Corner Evangelista & Sumakwel Street, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5001, Philippines
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Only red bricked church in Panay

People popularly refer to this church as the "red church" not by some Communist association, but... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
CzarEmmanuel
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Manila, Philippines
Brick-made church

Sta Monica Parish Church in Pavia is one of the few brick churches in Panay Island. The facade will... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Robe Jan Ivan P
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Corner Evangelista & Sumakwel Street, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5001, Philippines
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

People popularly refer to this church as the "red church" not by some Communist association, but because of the red bricks used to build it both inside and outside. In fact, this is the only church in Panay Island totally covered with red bricks! It...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Sta Monica Parish Church in Pavia is one of the few brick churches in Panay Island. The facade will surely amaze the visitors and tourist because of its brick walls.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely stained glass windows and seemed well kept on the outside. If you require peace and solitude as you wake up in the morning, stay away within 5km of the church vicinity, as they're broadcasting their mass at 5am, every morning.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Santa Monica Church is one of the well constructed and designed church in Pavia Iloilo. Built by the Agustinians, it is one of the most famous brick church. I called it the red church, because in pictures and in actual viewing it really looked red....More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Santa Monica Church of Pavia, Iloilo is one of the best maintained and restored churches in the province, albeit the ceiling is still being renovated. It is a unique church among others – the only one made of red bricks inside and out in the...More

1  Thank Nigel G
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Sta. Monica Parish Church as it is popularly known was built and designed by the Augustinian Fathers sometime in 1862. It is inspired from the 11th Century Basilica of San Michele Maggiore of Pavia, Italy. The church façade is decorated with semi-circular arched windows and...More

Thank Janice J
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

Built in 1889 by Augustinians out of inspiration from Basilica of St. Michael Archangel of Pavia italy, the church's design was that of Roman-Byzantine influences characterized by semi-circular arches. It was unique from most churches because of the red bricks utilized in its construction. It...More

1  Thank TravelBug1469
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

My Husband and I stayed not for long in Ilo-Ilo city it was a really a short round trip coming from Cebu flight to Ilo-Ilo... I can say that Ilo Ilo one of the Nice place to go.. Most specially their churches.. People are nice...More

3  Thank Sonny M
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