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Address: Lazi, Philippines

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Classic design of buildings during the Spanish era...

The Convent is located across the street of Lazi Church. Its stone structure is massive and reflected the era when it was built.. during the Spanish regime.

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Zledna
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Manila, Philippines
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

love the cool and quite surroundings....but hate the renovations of the century old convent...lost its ambience as a mission center...

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Thank mucho143
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was supposed to be part of our itinerary but there was an on going construction and tourists were not allowed to enter. The convent has a beautiful and interesting facade.

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Thank Joanna M
Dumaguete City, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly not much to look at or do here. Basically and oldish building with current renovations. The church across the road is quite nice though.

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Thank libogtom
Binangonan, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located just across Lazi Church. Distinguished for being the oldest and once considered as the largest convent in Asia. Built thirty years after the Lazi Church (1857), the rickety building houses a school and a museum, but the artifacts were completely moved somewhere else during our visit to give way for its preemptive restoration. Nevertheless, the silence and mustiness of... More 

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Thank DJ R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This a Spanish era church with the classic design architecture of that era. A solemn place perfect for those wanting to slow down a bit and reflect during their Siquijor trip.

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Thank Gie L
Manila, Philippines
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Convent is located across the street of Lazi Church. Its stone structure is massive and reflected the era when it was built.. during the Spanish regime.

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Thank Zledna
QUEZON CITY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were not able to enter since it's under renovation but still looks nice from the outside only. 14M maybe worth it to preserve this treasure. I'm looking forward in returning to see what's inside..

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Thank TeyHM888
Amsterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 705 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The convent was built between 1887-1891 as a rest house for ailing missionaries. Upstairs is host to a small but interesting museum, which has a few antiquities and memorabilia. It is already more than a hundred years old. There is an urgent need of attention from the provincial government under the tourism commission restoring its grandeur and beauty. We need... More 

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San Carlos City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I just love to see nature and old buildings, hence, i kinda like the place since the setting of this scenario is a combination of both. When we were there, there was a photo shoot happening so we just stayed at the gate and marveled at the sight. It was in a secluded place good enough for convents. And since... More 

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Thank Didzki
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

An interresting place to see. Strange thing to me was that in the garden of this convent there is a statue from the holy mother Marie...but she is locked...I never gonna understand this things

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