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Beautiful Basilica & Bell Tower

Leaving our luncheon venue, the coaches took us to the Bantay Church and Bell Tower, where a local... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Masterecho
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing Architecture

Bantay church has one of the most magnificent facade I have ever seen. the grandiose entrance and... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
arven22e
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Quezon City, Philippines
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26 Aug 2018
“Beautiful Basilica & Bell Tower”
15 Apr 2018
“Amazing Architecture”
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Leaving our luncheon venue, the coaches took us to the Bantay Church and Bell Tower, where a local wedding ceremony, surprisingly in English, was being performed. The stop here was short, but some did manage to climb the hundred odd steps to the top of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Bantay church has one of the most magnificent facade I have ever seen. the grandiose entrance and the interiors had me in awe.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank arven22e
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Philippines was the last country in South East Asia that I visited. I had been to Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, Brunei and Malaysia where Buddhism and Islam are the dominant religions and where Buddhist pagodas, stupas and Islamic mosque architecture dominated the entire...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2014

Saint Augustine Parish Church in Bantay Ilocos Sur, popularly named Bantay Church, is the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity housing the miraculous image of Virgin Mary as Nuestra Senora de la Caridad. Our Lady of Charity was crowned as Patroness of Ilocandia on January...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 10 February 2014

As the name implies, Bantay Church (Roman Catholic) is in the Municipality of Bantay, rather than Vigan to which it is usually associated with (however, only about 15 minutes by calesa or horse drawn carriage from Vigan center). The church was named after its patron...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank Nafis A
Reviewed 16 October 2013

By all means, visit Bantay Church, located near the historic town of Vigan. The church houses an exhibit hall of saints sculptures, images, and photos in the building adjacent to it. There is also a part on one side of the church known as "Church...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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