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Basilica of St. Martin de Tours

Illustre Avenue, Taal, Luzon 4208, Philippines
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Largest basilica in Asia. We took the tour (free) and were glad that we did. Historic relic of St... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Astonishing and a very big church. In fact, as they say, it is the biggest church in Asia. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Illustre Avenue, Taal, Luzon 4208, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Largest basilica in Asia. We took the tour (free) and were glad that we did. Historic relic of St Martin de Tours is encased.

Thank lindaeddie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Astonishing and a very big church. In fact, as they say, it is the biggest church in Asia. We find its architectural designs very intricate.

Thank noie99
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A very nice, old Church that has maintained its original charm. The interior is so detailed that I define it to be awesome. It's definitely a must-visit whenever you are in Taal. I just hope that they have already started retrofitting of the structure. I...More

Thank pastelprism
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Yes it is another church but the history that is associated with this building is part of it charm. Also if you like photography you can get some very nice shots of the interior and exterior of the building. Take you time be respectful, after...More

Thank kev_deb2012
Reviewed 14 September 2017

What a beautiful church. There is so much to see that you are in awe at all times. A must see when in Taal.

Reviewed 13 September 2017

The church is reputed to be the biggest in Asia and once inside, you will definitely agree. The church is divided into 3 chambers with its own altar, two side altars and one main altar. Each chamber alone is the size of an ordinary sized...More

Thank Jake2014jake
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Traveler pics are too deceiving. The church is old but the charm is still there despite the age. Vendors swarm the area which are mysteriously missing in hi res pictures taken by travelers. Include in your mandatory tour.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It's really old and so huge inside. Can't believe it's that huge until I got in and see. Has a pretty high and colorful ceiling. Such a piece of history, culture and heritage. Culturati and history enthusiast would really appreciate the place. It served as...More

Thank DJ R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I just love everything about the Catholic Church. It's so huge, peaceful and serene. The architecture was superb, I was just left in plain awe. Even my camera loves every detail and part of the church. I'm so glad the Taaleños continue to maintain and...More

Thank CessFP
Reviewed 18 July 2017

When Visiting aother Place I suggest that yound find time to Visit their Church To us Guidance and Protection FRom God and Mother Mary. Like What We did before we began our tour. The Basilica the Taal known as Biggest Church in Asia.

Thank Viera Mary C
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Bianca C
5 April 2017|
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Response from karl m | Reviewed this property |
Best way os by SLEX then Startollway get off at Lipa City then follow road to Lemery. Lemery is next to Taal
10 December 2016|
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Response from eteng2016 | Reviewed this property |
ride a bus going to Lemery Batangas and from there ride a jeepney going to Taal. Not sure about the accomodation though since we only stayed there for a whole day trip. You can search here in Tripadvisor for any deals.