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Typhoon destoyed Church being rebuilt

This beautiful Catholic Church was destroyed in the calamitous Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) of November... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2015
Victorianlad
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Melbourne, Australia
Home of the Famous Bells

Amazing place as well as the people 💕 Amazing because you can witness the historical things such... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
Lilibeth R
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8 Jan 2019
“Home of the Famous Bells”
6 Jan 2016
“Historic church”
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Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Amazing place as well as the people 💕 Amazing because you can witness the historical things such as the bells that was actually returned to the hometown after 117 years. Besides the bells you can visit the St. Lawrence de Martyr Parish wherein you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lilibeth R
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This church was mute witness to one of those historic events during the American occupation of the Philippines. The church bells were taken as war booty by the American forces after their campaign against the Filipinos fighting for their freedom. The edifice was damaged during...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank JEmmanuelLasPinas
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Historic church from which Filipino resistance against American occupation in 1901 caught American soldiers by surprised after tolling of church bells early in the morning. The historic bells were taken by American troops as war booty. Wiki says "One church bell is in the possession...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

This beautiful Catholic Church was destroyed in the calamitous Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) of November 2013 but the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines ('CBCP') has now awarded a contract under the supervision of a Manila based architect to rebuild the Church. Work iwas underway in...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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