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Address: Baclayon Church Municipal Tourism Activity Center, 6301, Philippines
Phone Number:
+63 38 540 9373

One of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines.

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A beautiful church that you should not miss

I have visited this church several times, both before and after the earthquake that took down part of it and last time ther was a lot of construction work there. But it was still... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An earthquake hit this region and destroyed the church, sadly there's not much to see here except scaffolding. It's a shame because I saw pictures before the earthquake and they were beautiful.

Thank Louie U
Metro Manila, Philippines
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Badly hit by the earthquake of 2013, tourists will only be able to view the museum. As with most museums in the country, this one badly needs assistance from the national government, private donors, etc to maintain the building itself, and the items within. Still deserving of a visit despite its decrepit state. (Even better perhaps to visit once the... More 

Thank ancoylopez
Frankfurt, Germany
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First point of travel, there's a museum next to the church that doesn't allow visitors to take photos which I fairly understood. There were lots of relics inside and some information also about the church. If you're someone who loves history this place would be worth the visit. Baclayon church was one of the many churches in Bohol that was... More 

1 Thank AlyannaReinhardt
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287 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the oldest church in Philippines but not much to see. Building is damaged and not well maintained, so place can be avoided if your on tight schedule.

Thank AmitChanda29
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120 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I have visited this church several times, both before and after the earthquake that took down part of it and last time ther was a lot of construction work there. But it was still worth a visit. Make it as a part of your roundtrip in Bohol is my recommendation. And remember - respect the rules in there. No photographing... More 

Thank MorJon
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Stopped here on our island tour. There is much construction and restoration going on from the earthquake but still plenty of things to see. A basic museum is inside the church, not a polished presentation but many old and interesting items from church history. I found it very interesting. There was a small entry fee. There is a gift shop... More 

Thank VincentVega34
Wollongong, Australia
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112 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A lovely old church destroyed in part by a Earthquake in 2013, Who would have thought the mortar was made of egg white and sand.. The community is rebuilding this grand beauty. There is no photos allowed inside the museum that is attached to the church which also gives you a history of the area. The museum is at at... More 

Thank blu_jane
Wollongong, Australia
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143 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

has been recently under renovation due to earthquake in Bohol. A Museum onsite, but church being re built. worth visiting if church's are your thing and history of the area.

Thank jimmyWollongong
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Nice to visit to understand how the church comes about. There is an entrance fee of 50 Peso per person.

Manila, Philippines
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47 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Only church in the countryside tour, it is probably the better one to visit because of the history. You can take photo outside and inside the church. There is also a simple museum you can see.

Thank mightygordon

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