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A Taoist church

I found this Taoist/Budist church really nice to look at, looks very Chinese. Not a lot to do there... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2017
Bristol, United Kingdom
a pleasant place to visit and it will lend some cultural insight to understanding the Phils

The physical facility is on the waterfront just on the south edge of Dumaguete City. it is... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
john k
Dumaguete City, Philippines
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18 Nov 2017
“A Taoist church”
2 Dec 2017
“The Buddhist attraction of the city and area”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Off Rizal Street by Calindagen Elementary, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

This church or temple is somewhat rundown, and seldom is there anyone present to look after your needs. But then, in all my visits to the waterfront near it, it's pretty well almost always deserted. The nicest thing about the place are the waterlilies in...More

Thank danerobb
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We walked there from out hotel and stumbled on it by accident. It is something different and like all temples it has some interesting architecture and is right by the water.

Thank Eager001
Reviewed November 18, 2017

I found this Taoist/Budist church really nice to look at, looks very Chinese. Not a lot to do there except take a few photos and pop a donations in the box, but I liked it.

Thank JayKimm
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Its a Chinese temple (church?) .... looks a little bit run down. I went there and was quickly getting off again. I wouldn't bother going here if I was you

Thank Steffen E
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

The place is serene since it is quite far from the city and near the beach. Renovation ongoing when we went there. But you can still go into and pray.

Thank Lenglu
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The physical facility is on the waterfront just on the south edge of Dumaguete City. it is peaceful and pleasing to the eye and fits well with the Taoist blend of harmony and peace with nature. As a distinctly Chinese religious facility, it is a...More

1  Thank john k
Reviewed May 21, 2016

You have to look for it to find it, but it is a nice place away from the busy city. It could do with some maintenance. But it has a good vibe. The Lotus pond in front of the temple is gorgeous blooming. The pond...More

1  Thank LeavingHolland
Reviewed March 24, 2016

The grounds and hall are well maintained. I felt free to walk about the place. The building is clean, bright, but the decorations are modest compared to similar places on mainland Asia. I walked out to the Bell Church, walking over a bridge from which...More

1  Thank Bill E
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Totally intriguing temple tucked away in Dumaguete. Well worth the effort to get by and check the place out.

Thank Harry F
Reviewed September 7, 2015

Every tourist should visit this place. We took a lot of pictures in every angle. The caretaker was also very helpful telling us stories and other information about the place.

1  Thank corneliaearth_07
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Response from john k | Reviewed this property |
let me know what else you want to do while you are here. i live her three years now. great place!!