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Address: Patrocinio de Maria St., Boljoon, Philippines

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Good window into pre and post Spanish times

Our group arrived during a mid afternoon sunny day and soon found the guide, who locked her small office after we paid a most reasonable P30 per person. The parish museum is in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Victorianlad
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group arrived during a mid afternoon sunny day and soon found the guide, who locked her small office after we paid a most reasonable P30 per person. The parish museum is in three sections with the vestments of the priests handmade by local ladies among the many items on display along with beautiful chalices and other necessaries for celebration... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

An old church at the southern part of Cebu. A visit here will give you an impression of how Philippines is doing in the time of Spanish occupation. A simple designed church but still sturdy as of this time. Clean and you may see the wide area maintained and the green grass well. A history lover will be delighted at... More 

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1 Thank Dan Michael F
Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Boljoon parish is a landmark of the Philippines Islands. It's a place of national importance situated at a distance of approximately 80 KMs from Cebu City in the South of the Island. Makes for an excellent road trip passing through some of the cleanest white sand beaches in the world. The National Highway is along the edge of the Cebu... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

So glad to stop and tour this site! Large historical church. Old catholic school. Neat graveyard walls. Beautiful local neighborhood just outside compound walls.

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Cameras are not allowed inside the museum. You'll need to pay 20.00php for the entrance and the tour guide that would also include a brief tour around the church's vicinity. First room of the museum is all about the old church relics that were used before. Dating back to the spanish period, different religious artifacts are preserved here. On the... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This museum might be small but it would give you a nice glimpse of the past and how rich Boljoon's history is. A great stop.

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

what you will see inside: very big cabinets that once house the priest clothes, its so big that it can pass as a room. ecclesiastical and religious artifacts - heavily embroidered with gold threads artifacts from the digging commissioned by the National Museum - gold chain and earring parish records dating back to 17th century , handwritten by the priests,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

A museum much more interesting than you expect. The village is much older than you believe. Nice Local guide.

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Marikina, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

The Church which is located just along the highway should never be missed. The Church is a National Cultural Teeasure and rightfully so. Also visit the Parish Museum which is on the left. Early morning and afternoons can be spent on the benches surrounding the church and just see life pass by in Boljoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Boljoon has a rich historical background and the 400 hundred year old church made my day. Best part is the people are friendly and very helpful, i will sure to come back to boljoon very soon!

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