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Address: Iloilo East Coast-Capiz Rd., Roxas City, Capiz Province, Philippines

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We weren't able to visit the museum since the personnel holding the key took his lunch. Still, we got the chance to take a picture to the largest bell in Asia.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Baliuag, Philippines
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Baliuag, Philippines
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't able to visit the museum since the personnel holding the key took his lunch. Still, we got the chance to take a picture to the largest bell in Asia.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

As it was a holiday, tours were closed but the caretaker graciously granted us a tour. He even gave us a breif history of the bell. There was no entrance fee but is asked just for donations.

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Manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Panay Church was on our way back from Panitan to Roxas, Capiz. Huge and majestic, I was amazed at the sandstone walls lining the exterior walls of this church. Great for picture taking. They certainly don't make 2 meter thick walls like in this church anymore. Of course, much of the church was rebuilt after a typhoon that hit it.... More 

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Paranaque, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

See and hold Asia's largest bell! This centuries old bell was made from 70 sacks of Silver and Bronze coins (King Alfonso and Queen Isabela of Spain). These bells still ring every day at 6am for mass and could be hear 13 kilometers away. Just prepare your against the smell of bats.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A historical place to take good pictures. I prefer you get assistance from the church so that they could tour and accompany you to the spiral stair and smell the bat-odor enclosure (Haha) and to the historical bells upstairs and learn some historical information. You may also want to visit the museum beside, the old well and beautified chapel behind.

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Paranaque
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Two tricycles brought our group there we paid 200 each for transfer from the city to the church and back to baybay. It's approximately 15mins away. The lady in the office is not that happy to talk to visitors, when we asked if we can take pictures, she said "the tour guide is just outside, you will find him outside."... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I got to explore the place and saw the replica of the biggest bell in Asia. Yes, just a replica since we arrived at 5pm. The original bell can be seen only until 430pm since you have to climb up the tower. I suggest you explore the whole vicinity and give respect at the altar

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Roxas City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Housing one of the largest bells in Asia, The Santa Monica church is one of the most preserved Spanish chuches in Panay. The convent has a small museum of relics and statue. In the back there is a well, although not an original structure but a good photo op for visitiors. Guests can also climb the bell tower for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This place has the biggest bell in Asia. If you are into history, this place can show you a lot of artifacts since there is also a museum beside it.

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This church is located in municipality of Panay it is about 20 minutes ride from Roxas city. and you can find the active giant bell they used it every day.

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