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A Test of Patience and Faith

With over 550 concrete zigzagging stairways to climb. It is indeed tiresome but with a true... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Manila, Philippines
Challenging but worth the sweat!

I have been to Monte Cueva twice; 1st in September 2017 and 2nd, in May 2018. Reaching the summit... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Tacloban, Philippines
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4 weeks ago
“A Test of Patience and Faith”
24 Jul 2018
“Challenging but worth the sweat!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Maasin, Southern Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With over 550 concrete zigzagging stairways to climb. It is indeed tiresome but with a true faithful and sincere dedication, all is worth it. Truly a must-see place for the devotees and the pilgrims. It is also believed that whoever visit there with a sincere...More

Thank raddy0088
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I have been to Monte Cueva twice; 1st in September 2017 and 2nd, in May 2018. Reaching the summit and going inside the cave is always challenging but it will always be worth the sweat. Nice place to contemplate . I recommend that you go...More

Thank raxpet
Reviewed 12 May 2018

We did not expect that it's a cave on top of a mountain. It was a great and satisfying experience after the climb. You'll feel so relieved when you enter the cave. I'd love to visit this place again soon. One of the treasures of...More

1  Thank John Marc B
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Montecueva Asuncion De La Virgen is located at the tip of the hill. Taking the 535 step one at time gives a feeling of let-going any personal baggages to strengthen one's faith!

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

From the town center, I took a habal-habal to get to the Shrine drop off area. It was confusing at first cause the trail was behind some houses. People are friendly that they directed me where to go and just to follow the sign to...More

Thank Teva_2006
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Monte Cueva is a small cave converted into a Chapel found only in Southern Leyte. Masses held during scheduled days especially Good Fridays & Sundays. People from all walks of life come & visit the place.

1  Thank esthermantilla
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I go there to pray with my sis & nephew. . It's a lot of steps but it's worth it. The shrine is so pretty & calming. Beautiful view of Maasin City & Bohol Island.

Thank msfilipinatraveler
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I went here with family from the Philippines, The shrine was closed when we got there, we look around a bit then asked the lovely lady at the store if we can go in. She opened the gates for us and the view inside here...More

Thank Emilee R
Reviewed 11 February 2016

MAASIN CITY— boasts of the most amazing shrine, the Monte Cueva Asuncion dela Virgen Shrine, or simply Monte Cueva, The shrine is called Monte Cueva (172 meters above sea level) because its chapel is inside the cave. Canonically established by the bishop of Maasin, it...More

2  Thank Sverrir J
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