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Address: Patrocinio de Maria St., Boljoon, Philippines

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A truly beautiful church and national treasure.

BEAUTIFUL absolutely beautiful. A true masterpiece and the volunteers and parisheners who maintain it are so proud of their national treasure

Reviewed 14 March 2017
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Toronto, Australia
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Toronto, Australia
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

BEAUTIFUL absolutely beautiful. A true masterpiece and the volunteers and parisheners who maintain it are so proud of their national treasure

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Lyon, France
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

great heritage.. great memory from the past.. and a great souvenirs from the spinards! Dont leave Boljoon without visitng this church

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Our group arrived during a mid afternoon sunny day and soon found the guide, who locked her small office after we paid a most reasonable P30 per person. The parish museum is in three sections with the vestments of the priests handmade by local ladies among the many items on display along with beautiful chalices and other necessaries for celebration... More 

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

An old church at the southern part of Cebu. A visit here will give you an impression of how Philippines is doing in the time of Spanish occupation. A simple designed church but still sturdy as of this time. Clean and you may see the wide area maintained and the green grass well. A history lover will be delighted at... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Boljoon parish is a landmark of the Philippines Islands. It's a place of national importance situated at a distance of approximately 80 KMs from Cebu City in the South of the Island. Makes for an excellent road trip passing through some of the cleanest white sand beaches in the world. The National Highway is along the edge of the Cebu... More 

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Concord, California
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

So glad to stop and tour this site! Large historical church. Old catholic school. Neat graveyard walls. Beautiful local neighborhood just outside compound walls.

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Cameras are not allowed inside the museum. You'll need to pay 20.00php for the entrance and the tour guide that would also include a brief tour around the church's vicinity. First room of the museum is all about the old church relics that were used before. Dating back to the spanish period, different religious artifacts are preserved here. On the... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

This museum might be small but it would give you a nice glimpse of the past and how rich Boljoon's history is. A great stop.

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

what you will see inside: very big cabinets that once house the priest clothes, its so big that it can pass as a room. ecclesiastical and religious artifacts - heavily embroidered with gold threads artifacts from the digging commissioned by the National Museum - gold chain and earring parish records dating back to 17th century , handwritten by the priests,... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

A museum much more interesting than you expect. The village is much older than you believe. Nice Local guide.

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