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Bataan Visita Iglesia HOLYWEEK tour

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Bataan Visita Iglesia HOLYWEEK tour

BATAAN is 2 to 3 hours away from Manila.

You may start your visita iglesia in Hermosa or Dinalupihan Bataan.

To visit churches in Dinalupihan, you must turn right once you have reached LAYAC.

FROM layac stay at the right side and you will passed by the church at the left side of the road.

If you will start in Hermosa, you will pass layac going to balanga.(layac-you will see a monument of soldiers)

Along the highway, the road splits, like a letter, i dont know how do you call that, but anyway, take the left road or the okd road. Along the old road you will pass hermosa church of saint verona.

1. Hermosa church of saint verona

2. Orani church (constructed in 1714 but underwent renovations. Part of it was collapsed during an earthquake)

3. Samal church (1596)

4. Abucay or Sto Domingo Church (1587)

5. Balanga Cathedral or St Joseph Cathedral (1739)

6. Pilar or Nuestra Señora del Pilar (1801)

7. Orion (1667)

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1. Re: Bataan Visita Iglesia HOLYWEEK tour

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Thanks for sharing. I always enjoy roadtrips to Bataan whether it's Holy Week or not.

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Thank you. This is of interest to many Filipinos and Catholic foreigners. A most interesting and worthwhile tradition in Philippines.

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BEAUTIFUL CHURCHES IN DAVAO CITY, HOLY WEEK SPECIAL

Among the popular activities in the Philippines and other Christian countries during Holy Week is the Visita Iglesia, done during the Maundy Thursday. It is customary during this day to visit 7 different churches; some visit 14 churches that symbolize the 14 Stations of the Cross. Maundy Thursday also symbolizes the re-enactment of the Last Supper scene that depicts the last day before Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross.

Spend this long holiday weekend in a blessed and fruitful way. Here are 7 of the Beautiful Churches that you can visit in Davao City during the Holy Week:

Carmelite Church at J.P. Laurel Ave. Bajada, Davao City

Read more: adventurestime.net/beautiful-churches-in-dav…

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