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Basilica of St. Martin de Tours

Illustre Avenue, Taal, Luzon 4208, Philippines
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Part of our private Yolo Tour

What a beautiful church. There is so much to see that you are in awe at all times. A must see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LLR_RHR
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Helena, Montana
The biggest church in Asia!

The church is reputed to be the biggest in Asia and once inside, you will definitely agree. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jake2014jake
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Pasig, Philippines
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Illustre Avenue, Taal, Luzon 4208, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful church. There is so much to see that you are in awe at all times. A must see when in Taal.

Thank LLR_RHR
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is reputed to be the biggest in Asia and once inside, you will definitely agree. The church is divided into 3 chambers with its own altar, two side altars and one main altar. Each chamber alone is the size of an ordinary sized...More

Thank Jake2014jake
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveler pics are too deceiving. The church is old but the charm is still there despite the age. Vendors swarm the area which are mysteriously missing in hi res pictures taken by travelers. Include in your mandatory tour.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's really old and so huge inside. Can't believe it's that huge until I got in and see. Has a pretty high and colorful ceiling. Such a piece of history, culture and heritage. Culturati and history enthusiast would really appreciate the place. It served as...More

Thank DJ R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I just love everything about the Catholic Church. It's so huge, peaceful and serene. The architecture was superb, I was just left in plain awe. Even my camera loves every detail and part of the church. I'm so glad the Taaleños continue to maintain and...More

Thank CessFP
Reviewed 18 July 2017

When Visiting aother Place I suggest that yound find time to Visit their Church To us Guidance and Protection FRom God and Mother Mary. Like What We did before we began our tour. The Basilica the Taal known as Biggest Church in Asia.

Thank Viera Mary C
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The church was first established in 1575 in the former Location part of Bonbon. Due to volcanic eruption of Taal Volcano they transferred it to ita present location. The church is name as Basilica of St. Martin of Tours located in the heritage of Taal...More

Thank Bong C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

One of the oldest Church in South East Asia, The Taal Basilica, also known as the Basilica of St. Martin de Tours will give you that creepy feeling like you are in a sanctuary of some sorts. The church is built sometime in the 15th...More

Thank jeymorales
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I've been here, first time was for a cousin's wedding. Still get awed by how grande it looks whether inside or outside the church. The altar is beautiful and being inside does feel it's the largest church in Southeast Asia....More

Thank dallydd
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The Basilica of St Martin de Tours is a majestic sight on top of a hill as one goes to the center of Taal Town. It is said to be the largest church in Asia, and has been built on the third time (the first...More

Thank Marielle G
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Bianca C
5 April 2017|
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Response from karl m | Reviewed this property |
Best way os by SLEX then Startollway get off at Lipa City then follow road to Lemery. Lemery is next to Taal
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mimimiich
10 December 2016|
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Response from eteng2016 | Reviewed this property |
ride a bus going to Lemery Batangas and from there ride a jeepney going to Taal. Not sure about the accomodation though since we only stayed there for a whole day trip. You can search here in Tripadvisor for any deals.
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