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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
+63 38 540 9373
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

1  Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 5 days ago

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!

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Reviewed August 27, 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

1  Thank Thomas H
Reviewed July 19, 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

1  Thank Khinvdijk
Reviewed June 13, 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.

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed June 12, 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.

1  Thank SoniaSuria
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a very old church and has some repairs being made. Our guide told us that many churches in Bohol were damaged by the earthquake. As they require visitors not to wear shorts, they provide shawl-like fabrics to cover your legs. They can be...More

1  Thank fellizee
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We can only be thankful to the national and local authorities for the excellent work in restoring the second oldest (some claim it to be a few years older than San Agustin in Intramuros) church in the country. The Church of Our Lady of Immaculate...More

1  Thank eklatramos
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited church too late in the evening so it was already closed. Our visit was few years after the earthquake so the church was already restored at least to its original shape but not the materials.

1  Thank kimlabao
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This is one of the oldest churches in Bohol. Its made of coral stone and is crossed shaped. Very beautiful inside. This church had to be restored due to an earthquake.

1  Thank Brian H
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