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Immaculate Conception Church

Culion Island, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Next to the Aguila...the first sight that welcomes you to Culion

The center of town life...the tolling from the belfry becomes more frantic as the start of the mass... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Manila, Philippines
A beautiful place of worship

The church has beautiful stone walls. The altar is simple and elegant. There is a "secret" view... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
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Culion Island, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

The center of town life...the tolling from the belfry becomes more frantic as the start of the mass draws nearer... Part of the old fort...the "ruins" at the side of the church still aims out at sea as it did centuries ago guarding against Moro...More

Thank jrdcastro
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The church has beautiful stone walls. The altar is simple and elegant. There is a "secret" view deck which allows you to see the islands of Culion. Two Spanish canons are positioned on this view deck.

1  Thank miannnoche
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful old church! The view of the ocean adds to the feeling of serenity and beauty. The locals were so friendly.

Thank Cabulihan
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

A beautiful and wellmaintained church that was built in the time of the spanish colonial era. We saw some canons at the back of the church which serves at a watch tower against moro invaders back then.

Thank AaronCris
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The church was incorporated at the heart of the leper colony built by the Americans in 1907. The island was "Paradise Lost" for a century as all lepers were forcibly arrested and sent to this very remote place, part of the Calamian Islands. We went...More

1  Thank SaumurBrentford
Reviewed 7 November 2013

I saw a picture of Immaculate Conception Church of Culion, Palawan in a magazine a year ago.. Then I told Hubby I wanted to visit the church. Just last week.. Nov. 01-03, 2013.. My dream came true-finally! ;) The church was really a beauty outside..!...More

2  Thank ImeByahera
Reviewed 23 February 2012

nice architecture...just wish it was more maintained though...

1  Thank hotbabedriver
Reviewed 12 August 2011

This Church is approached by numerous stone steps. It was built in 1933 despite apprearing much older. This replaced a far older original church. The ceiling has been beautifully painted and decorated by a professional artist. The altar is suitably reverential. I left a donation...More

2  Thank Victorianlad
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