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A fruit of Polo Y servicio

The fruit of labor of the viracnons. It is a good church and it shows antiquity. A must see when... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
John Paul P
Nice church

Bato Church is one of the rare churches in the Philippines (except perhaps in Bohol) where the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Luis Jose F
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Been to Virac only this weekend and it was a fantastic place worth visiting again. Just a shame that the church I would like to see is under renovation but I will be back next year to see this Bato Church fully renovated.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Beautiful and serene. The view from the main entrance was breathtaking. I recommend this place to be visited. There was a boy we though was a panhandler inside the church so my mother gave him money but instead he put that money given to him...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank jheffyoy
Reviewed 8 February 2018

The fruit of labor of the viracnons. It is a good church and it shows antiquity. A must see when you go to Catanduanes.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank John Paul P
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

This church commands attention from a distance. The old architecture gives you the feeling of time travel from the past. With the view of the nearby river with the winding bridge will remind you that simple happiness residing in the province. It will wash your...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank gargard
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Ever since I was a kid, it already stood as high and beautiful as it is today. Despite the hundreds of typhoons that hit this place, it still stands strong and ever more beautiful. Say a prayer at this church or just admire its beauty.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Bato Church is one of the rare churches in the Philippines (except perhaps in Bohol) where the materials used are corals and clay. These combination of materials has provided these churches to withstand big earthquakes and have lasted hyndreds of years. The location too is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Luis Jose F
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Good example of Spanish architecture. It was a shame about the litter scattered all over the grounds though. We were unable to go inside the church as it was locked

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

visited Bato Church during our Visita Iglesia this Holy Week of 2017. an old church with a great view of a river near it. a solemn place for prayers and contemplation...

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

The facade which gives the historical appeal of the church has been preserved however, renovation is apparent inside. This structure is located in a highway and has a new view of the sea. A nice place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank May M
Reviewed 24 October 2016

You can have a quick stop and picture taking at this beautiful old church located right beside the highway.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank bellaS_9000
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