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Majayjay Church or Saint Gregory the Great Parish

The Saint Gregory the Great Parich or commonly known as Majayjay Church is one of the oldest extant Catholic church in the Philippines. According to the historical marker instilled by the National historical Institute (NHI), the original church, which was made of plywood, was built in the year 1571. It was, however, reduced to ashes five years later. The church was then rebuilt under the supervision of the French Missionary, Read more

Liliw Church facade

After a quick tour along P. Burgos St., where the tempting sandal shops are situated, I then visited the Parish Church of Liliw. I was surprised that such a small town harbors a long piece of history. A solid proof is the church that was been there since the sixteenth century. Saint John the Baptist Parish Church, also known as Liliw Church, was founded in 1605 by Father Miguel de Read more

nagcarlan underground graves

I was so bored one Saturday morning so I packed my stuff and boarded a bus to San Pablo. I didn’t have any itinerary at hand. It was another “bahala na si batman” (leave it all to batman) trip, though I already had places to visit in mind. I was planning to check the 7 lakes of San Pablo, the Underground Cemetery in Nagcarlan, the shoe shops in Liliw, etc. However, when Read more

Church of San Agustin or popularly known as Paoay Church deserves a shutter feature. The church was completed in 1710. It is famous for its distinct architecture highlighted by the enormous buttresses on the sides and back of the building, making the structure earthquake-proof. In 1993, along with other Baroque Churches of the Philippines, Paoay Church was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Exif: Camera: EOS 1100D Aperture: F/13 Read more