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One of the watch towers in the city

Located just right outside the Cathedral of Dumaguete, this tower is a silent witness to the once... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Manila, Philippines
Old and Historical Landmark

Old and Historical Landmarks should always be kept and preserved. It reminds us of where we came... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nico A
Las Pinas, Philippines
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Perdices Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Located just right outside the Cathedral of Dumaguete, this tower is a silent witness to the once turbulent history of the city. It was one of the original watch towers built to look out for Muslims attacking the city from the sea at that time....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Old and Historical Landmarks should always be kept and preserved. It reminds us of where we came from and that's always worth remembering. Around the Belfry area, though, are plenty of masseuses offering their services. A foot spa after walking around town is very enticing!

Thank Nico A
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Located next to St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral and opposite Quezon park. It’s a beautiful respite in the middle of the city. It is a beauty at night. Considered as the oldest belfry in Negros Oriental and served as a lookout to warn townfolks of...More

Thank Kaning21
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Eight years ago, I've been to this site and the city government still preserved the antiquity and attraction. But some trees are covering it and needed to trim to emphasize Belfry from passers by outside the gate. It looks so dim and dirty and dark.

Thank slazenger552
Reviewed 21 September 2018

I find it amazing that there are so many historical structures still standing in the Philippines. I stopped and read the plaque out front took pictures for the scrapbook. Just Another interesting site to put on your to do list. Its next to the Cathedral...More

Thank funnyfarmwest
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The belfry is a famous landmark in Dumaguete. Amidst the developing city, the Belfry stands as a reminder of its history. Many visit the belfry to light candles and offer prayers. A small souvenir shop near the belfry can be found selling candles, rosaries and...More

1  Thank sabi0james
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is one of the famous attractions or let's say famous in Dumaguete. We just had our pictures taken in this place. :D

Thank drialexie
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is and interesting looking old structure that I see all the time. Last night I walked by and there where many gas flares burning next to it and it was very amazing to see.

1  Thank altaman666
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This tower, which also serves as a devotional area where visitors can light candles, literally looks hundreds of years old. After lighting a candle and saying a little prayer, use the tower as a backdrop for a great photo opportunity. There's also a little grotto...More

Thank anthonyalger
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This belfry is located right outside the cathedral of Dumaguete (dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria). It's one of the four watchtowers built in the 1760's to ward off Moro attacks to the city, which were rather frequent at that time. Today it stands as...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
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