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Belfry

Perdices Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Poor Maintenance.

Years ago, we were able to climb atop the belfry tower. It had a great view. But this time, its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
familyvagary123
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Davao City, Philippines
Minus for restricting to walk up

You can only see it from the ground, the stairs up are locked off with barb wire. The belfry tower... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steffen E
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Norway
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  • Average29%
  • Poor9%
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Perdices Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Years ago, we were able to climb atop the belfry tower. It had a great view. But this time, its closed for construction. It hurts to see structures like this deteriorate because of poor maintenance. Things to do here: Light a candle, offer flowers and...More

Thank familyvagary123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can only see it from the ground, the stairs up are locked off with barb wire. The belfry tower in itself however looks quite nice, would love to see it from higher up in the tower.

Thank Steffen E
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The Belfry tower was a historic landmark in Dumaguete City. Built in 1811 as a watchtower of the city against pirates who were looking for slaves. Belfry is towering above other structures in the area. It is located just beside St.Catherine Cathedral. The belfry is...More

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

shameful lack of maintenance on this one, shameful!! looks like something will fall off any minute, surroundings are busy street corner and market, not very suitable for admiring anything but girls

Thank john k
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Such a waste of time. There is nothing much to see. The busy street and pedestrian hinder the greatness of the attraction

Thank Gilbert C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Visited this site during a tour sponsored by the Atlantis Resort Dumaguete. It was part of a tour of the city and market areas.

Thank Ernest W
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The Dumaguete Belfry is just lovely. It speaks of the history of the place. Great for pictures. Convenient to visit coz it's just beside the Dumaguete Cathedral.

Thank alg0
Reviewed 28 March 2017

As old as the adjacent Dumaguete Cathedral. It was built originally as a watchtower to help protect the town from the Moros (non-Catholic groups that maybe, were considered enemies during that time). It presently watches the daily lives of people passing by the busy streets...More

1  Thank DJ R
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We ambling around the city when we chanced upon the belfry which was situated beside the church. There was an old man cleaning the grill where the devotees light their candles if they want heavenly intercessions. The old man fired on the grill to melt...More

Thank Green S
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the oldest landmarks in the city and is definitely worth a quick visit. It feels a bit out of order with it's surrounding though.

Thank Roel B
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