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Address: Bohol Interior Road, Loboc, Philippines

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Monastic treasure

A must see on a Bohol tour . Badly damaged during the 2013 earthquake which resulted in the destruction of the famous shadow of jesus graphic. Still worth a visit though

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 September 2016
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Antequera, Philippines
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Antequera, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A must see on a Bohol tour . Badly damaged during the 2013 earthquake which resulted in the destruction of the famous shadow of jesus graphic. Still worth a visit though

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Currently being renovated so not able to visit inside the actual church. Small museum attached showing artefacts from the church.

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Al Ain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

A lovely old church, but damaged by an earthquake a few years ago, the church is now being kept from disintegration using scaffolding.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

It was surprising to see this place again , compared to 5 years ago . Saddened to see the wreckage but still you'll feel the serenity of the place . There's no problem to park your transport to visit the church . It's a great place to meditate even for few minutes . It was just amazing to see it... More 

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Bogo, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

this church was damage by thr strong earthquake that hit this area. it was really devastating. this church is just across the loboc river cruise

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Worth a visit when going to Tarsier Sanctuary in Loboc. We were the only foreigners around, You can run away from crowds on Alona :)

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Watch a shame that this and so many other historical churches were destroyed when the earthquakes hit this part of the world. However out of this has come a beautiful new church for the community. I spoke to the gentleman who had worked there for 16 years and was now housed in his temporary office in the small chapel. I... More 

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Marikina, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

The old Roman Catholic Church of Loboc, whose construction began in 1670 and was completed in 1734 under the supervision of the Jesuits, was dedicated to St. Peter the Apostle. Originally with a baroque façade, the neoclassical portico was erected by the Augustinians. The detached 4-storey bell tower, and the detached hexagonal mortuary chapel were later additions to the church... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Unfortunately this beautiful old church was damaged in the earthquake in 2013. Currently under renovation, but still open to the public. Some great history here. Beautiful murals and Catholic idols.

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

As part of the day tour, we were rather shocked when we arrived. There was no staff, no other visitors and no activity here. We looked at it for 2 mins and then drove off

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