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A Heritage Site...St. Joseph's Church

The Philippines is a country of beautiful churches from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. In the... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
KIMI4812
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Quezon City, Philippines
A Century-old church and ruins

The century old church is commonly referred to as Barcelona Church but it is also known as Saint... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
dahleng88119
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

The Philippines is a country of beautiful churches from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. In the hinterlands of Sorsogon, our party of 18 was pleasantly surprised to find a beautiful church well preserved from the ravages of time. Built by the Franciscan order in 1874, the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

The century old church is commonly referred to as Barcelona Church but it is also known as Saint Joseph Parish Church. It was built by the Franciscans in 1874 and its walls and bell tower are original ones. The locals say the Church is made...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Saint Joseph's Church has an amazing facade built in 1874 during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines. It has a wide churchyard for parking and its fantastic interior particularly the altar was preserved until now.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a very old church constructed of Corals with many stained windows. Right next to the Pacific Ocean.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I am so lucky to visit this old church almost near to its extinction if not taken cared off. it seemed that no new major renovations were done from the past year to preserve it. The main entrance is not working so you will have...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

This church is known as Barcelona Church, this church welcomes you with a breezy atmosphere considering that it is noon time. Fronting this church is the Barcelona Ruins Park where you can take pictures facing the sea. There are also nipa huts where you can...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

A Church located opposite the actual site which was destroyed by Tsunami. A great place to have some family photos as it is alive with so many smiling faces.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

it was a sunny afternoon and passing by this church on the way to Bulusan is a sight to behold. As I took a look inside i can't help but wonder how the people lived during the Spanish era as I can still feel the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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