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Belfry

Perdices Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Kilroy nevr made it here

I am coming back to see what's to see in the Philippines and am not as enthusiastic as far as when... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
benandres2017
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Vallejo, California
Poor Maintenance.

Years ago, we were able to climb atop the belfry tower. It had a great view. But this time, its... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
familyvagary123
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Davao City, Philippines
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Perdices Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am coming back to see what's to see in the Philippines and am not as enthusiastic as far as when I first thought of doing it. There are plenty of beautiful beaches and Resorts and hotels, Travel around the country have improved tremendously. Its...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Years ago, we were able to climb atop the belfry tower. It had a great view. But this time, its closed for construction. It hurts to see structures like this deteriorate because of poor maintenance. Things to do here: Light a candle, offer flowers and...More

1  Thank familyvagary123
Reviewed 22 August 2017

You can only see it from the ground, the stairs up are locked off with barb wire. The belfry tower in itself however looks quite nice, would love to see it from higher up in the tower.

1  Thank Steffen E
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The Belfry tower was a historic landmark in Dumaguete City. Built in 1811 as a watchtower of the city against pirates who were looking for slaves. Belfry is towering above other structures in the area. It is located just beside St.Catherine Cathedral. The belfry is...More

1  Thank Grace B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

shameful lack of maintenance on this one, shameful!! looks like something will fall off any minute, surroundings are busy street corner and market, not very suitable for admiring anything but girls

2  Thank john k
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Such a waste of time. There is nothing much to see. The busy street and pedestrian hinder the greatness of the attraction

Thank Gilbert C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Visited this site during a tour sponsored by the Atlantis Resort Dumaguete. It was part of a tour of the city and market areas.

Thank Ernest W
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Dumaguete Belfry is just lovely. It speaks of the history of the place. Great for pictures. Convenient to visit coz it's just beside the Dumaguete Cathedral.

Thank alg0
Reviewed 27 March 2017

As old as the adjacent Dumaguete Cathedral. It was built originally as a watchtower to help protect the town from the Moros (non-Catholic groups that maybe, were considered enemies during that time). It presently watches the daily lives of people passing by the busy streets...More

1  Thank DJ R
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We ambling around the city when we chanced upon the belfry which was situated beside the church. There was an old man cleaning the grill where the devotees light their candles if they want heavenly intercessions. The old man fired on the grill to melt...More

Thank Green S
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