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Address: Lazi, Philippines

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Under renovation

Even though this little place was under renovation, we had a great stop and walked inside. The stuff around was friendly, and they showed us the rooms, and we had a chance to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Singapore
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184 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though this little place was under renovation, we had a great stop and walked inside. The stuff around was friendly, and they showed us the rooms, and we had a chance to explore the upstairs. We would suggest to give it this stuff, if you have a chance, and even better if you can grab one of the local... More 

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Thank Ba0zi
Lloydminster, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your religious, this is a must visit. Otherwise building is reserved and closed for public viewing.

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Thank 13josh
Lazi, Philippines
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just across the Lazi Church. This was my alma mater. I spent my elementary years here. Our classrooms are the ones in the first floor. They said it was once a prison. The second floor is where the parish priest live. There is also a museum which houses the church and the convents antique things. Right now, it has been... More 

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Thank DanetteBorongan
Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

charming place and one of the most beautiful places in Siquijor! I loved it to sit under the giant Acacia tree and just only observe how is going on life there. The only sad thing is, that the building will need a renovation very urgent.

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Thank Cienfuegos241
Bacolod, Philippines
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Way much better than the church in front of it.We were able to go inside and see the old building really well. I appreciate the wooden floors and old-fashioned windows in the convent.Definitely needs to be visited

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Thank Grace V
Cebu City, Philippines
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This structure probably witnessed years and years of Siquijor life - peaceful and laid back. It gives you that old Spanish feel. It probably needs a few repairs, but hoping they would maintain the old design and structure

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Thank Anne D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This was one of our chosen stops in Siquijor, because the place is of great cultural significance. We went there on a Saturday, and the convent was closed (they are currently using it as a school, I think). We weren't able to get upstairs anymore (there used to be a museum inside). But the facade of the convent was already... More 

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Thank Moi R
Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Lazi Convent is nowadays used as a school, which I see as a hazard, since it is so extremely run down, it barely stands and is about to collapse. The arches are bending under the weight and are supported by wooden staves. The architecture itself is Spanish influenced, so it is quite a big construction with two floors spreading... More 

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Singapore
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184 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We took the chance to have a 2in1 stop to see both the church and the convent. The convent by now holds a primary school in it and used to have a museum, which is being renovated at the moment. We took a few minutes to go through the empty rooms and could have a look at one of the... More 

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Thank Ba0zi
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The convent's design was interesting. It gives you an imagination of how people operate the convent decades back. A must see and a good place to take pictures.

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