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Belfry

Perdices Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Needs a bit of attention

If I was the mayor I would take care of this monument and preserved it for future generations. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Max N
via mobile
Rundown historical monument that seems to be significant to many on special days

Surely has Spanish history, but it's not presented to any with a sense of pride. Why? It's dirty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
danerobb
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Alberta, Canada
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Perdices Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If I was the mayor I would take care of this monument and preserved it for future generations. I went there early morning and I had a good time there.

Thank Max N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surely has Spanish history, but it's not presented to any with a sense of pride. Why? It's dirty, upkept and just a little tower from days long bygone. To look at it in passing the park and church is about all that's needed. Not much...More

Thank danerobb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the tower was already old, it stands still up to this day. How I wished that I was able to go inside the tower to see the wall structure for myself. Mama Mary could be seen at the back of the tower reminding people...More

Thank JohnGex
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I am coming back to see what's to see in the Philippines and am not as enthusiastic as far as when I first thought of doing it. There are plenty of beautiful beaches and Resorts and hotels, Travel around the country have improved tremendously. Its...More

Thank benandres2017
Reviewed 9 September 2017

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

1  Thank familyvagary123
Reviewed 22 August 2017

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.

1  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

1  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

2  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
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