©

Boljoon trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Boljoon

Trip Planner Asia  /  Philippines  /  Visayas  /  Cebu Island  /  Boljoon
(4.2/5 based on 25+ reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: religious sites, museums
Boljoon is a in the province of, Philippines. According to the, it has a population of.Boljoon has a total land area of. It is bounded to the north by Alcoy, to the west by Malabuyoc, to the south by Oslob, and to the east by Bohol Strait.BarangaysBoljoon comprises 12 barangays, of which six (including Poblacion) are coastal, and the rest inland: Arbor Baclayan El Pardo Granada Lower Becerril Lunop Nangka Poblacion San Antonio South Granada Talisay Upper BecerrilBoljoon ChurchNuestra Señora de Patrocinio Parish Church of Boljoon shows old and intricate carvings and bas-reliefs. It is in a pseudo-baroque rococo style. It has a main nave, a transcript, and twenty-eight pillars which support the walls. The walls are as thick as the pillars which are 2 m thick and made of mortar and lime.Boljoon became a visita of Carcar founded according to some authors in 1599. It became an independent vicariate on October 31, 1690, and on April 5, 1692, Fr. Nicolas de la Cuadra was appointed as prior. Because of the lack of priests, the church was turned over to the Jesuits on September 27, 1737, following the recommendation of the intermediate chapter of 1732. In the year 1747, the General of the Augustinians Order proposed the recovery of the parishes left off in the Visayas.Boljoon's earlier building had been destroyed in a raid in 1782, and its pastor Fr. Ambrosio Otero started rebuilding the following year. The work was continued by Fr. Manuel Cordero in 1794 but when Fr. Julian arrived, the work was not yet completed. He decided to build a blockhouse 120 x on which artillery was mounted, and he enclosed the church perimeter with a wall. He finally completed the church. The church and the adjoining convento were restored by Fr. Leandro Moran (1920-1948) the last Augustinian friar to be assigned to Boljoon.
Explore the family-friendly attractions of Boljoon and add them to your vacation plans using our Philippines travel itinerary maker.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Boljoon

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Boljoon

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Boljoon:
Religious sites, historic sites, shopping
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, adventure, beaches
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nature, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, nature, adventure
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Sightseeing, adventure, shopping
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Cebu Island

21 days in Philippines BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 27 days in Port Moresby, Philippines & Hong Kong BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Oslob BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES February, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Philippines BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Cebu City BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Bantayan Island BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Philippines BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: September, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Bantayan Island BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Moalboal BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Philippines BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Cebu City BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Philippines BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News