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St Dominic de Guzman Cathedral

Basco, Luzon, Philippines
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Structural Beauty!

Probably the best looking church we've seen in Batanes. Very clean, shiny floors and walls, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bing P
,
Cebu City, Philippines
Love this Cathedral

We chance upon a Wedding there---Couple rode a Motorbike with a huge Flower wreath in... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
GraceSanJuan
,
San Juan
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“old church” (5 reviews)
“attend mass” (2 reviews)
“located right” (2 reviews)
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Basco, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best looking church we've seen in Batanes. Very clean, shiny floors and walls, and nice surrounding. Located in the heart of Basco town proper. Very good architectural design and looks newly painted when we got there last May 21, 2018.

Thank Bing P
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

We chance upon a Wedding there---Couple rode a Motorbike with a huge Flower wreath in front---and--the cathedral has schedule for English masses--very traditional---women wear veils, Be decent--NO off shoulder. Miniskirts,shorts,backless,spag strap dresses, wear decent dresses--the Bishop say the mass in English

Thank GraceSanJuan
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

It never fails to amaze whenever I visit old churches. The exterior and interior looked amazing. Wow!

Thank 77Raine27
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

We visited St Dominic de Guzman Cathedral which is painted in a Golden Yellow and designed in the Baroque style of architecture. This church was originally dedicated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. Our Lady is the patroness of Batanes. The church has undergone...More

Thank tommomelbourne
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

An old church preserve in time. A must visit when travelling in Batanes. The design of the church is awesome but simple.

Thank Luis T
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

It's so relaxing here. Just to pray by yourself, or attend mass. It's simple, but still find peace, and let all your worries go away.

Thank Rdm D
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

The simplest cathedral i haveve ever been to. Dont expect much, just admire what the ivatan people have been able to accomplish with so little resources.

Thank Andy B
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

We rented a motorbike at Petron, the only gas station of Basco. It was the best P125/hour money spent. We were able to drive/ride the most of the coastal roads from Piers to the Rolling Hills. Amidst the drive, we stopped at these lovely churches,...More

Thank VeiledDancer
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Several entrances available. When ever you visit members will be in the church. The Alter is in fantastic condition, the best I have seen. Great stained glass windows with good lighting to show it off. Lots of fans to keep it comfortable.

Thank SaigonDoug
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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Very calming interior with a very striking yellow-hued facade. It's everything I imagined a small town church to be. We loved it!

Thank Reynaline
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