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Daraga Church - Our Lady of the Gate, Daraga

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Observe the ornate Churrigueresque architecture of Daraga Church - Our Lady of the Gate, an 18th-century structure declared a National Cultural Treasure in 2007. Built by the Franciscans in 1772, the church is also known as "Our Lady of the Gate Parish Church" and overlooks the picturesque conical shape of Mayon Volcano. You'll observe a well-regarded example of Baroque-style craftsmanship, regarded as unique on the island. Admire the church's facade and walls made from volcanic rock, which is found in abundance in the area. Use our Daraga vacation trip planner to add Daraga Church - Our Lady of the Gate and other attractions to your Daraga vacation plans.
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  • The church itself is a sight to behold-with intricate art similar to the church in Miag-ao. There are a lot of places in Albay where you can get a great view of Mayon but the view from thr church is o...  more »
  • the church had its own beautiful settings and we stayed on to experience the church. it also had a stunning view of mont mayon.  more »
  • Don't miss the opportunity to visit this quaint church with an amazing view of the Mayon Volcano. Feel the cool breeze as it caress your face. They say you are favored if you are able to see the tip o...  more »
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  • A must-visit place when in Daraga. You have a good view of Mayon Volcano from this church atop a hill. Place is romantic at sunset and sunrise. Visit the church before or after the crowd gets there. Don't forget your camera!
  • This is your 3 in 1 stop here in Albay... Historical site A place for worship Full View of Mayon Volcano1
  • Get an eagle's eye view of Daraga and Legazpi City from the vantage point of Church. Perfect place for weddings with classical theme.
  • Mayon volcano is the backdrop of this beautiful piece of architecture. It is a must-see! Check it out
  • nice view of mt. volcano :)