St Augustine's Church, Paoay

4.7
#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Ilocos Norte Province
Listed as a World Heritage Site, St Augustine's Church is famous for its architectural design that combines Baroque and Gothic elements. The most notable features of this 18th-century edifice remain its massive buttresses that support the structure on three sides, securing it from frequent earthquakes and typhoons. A stone bell tower on the building's right side served as a viewing deck during Philippine revolution and in World War II. To visit St Augustine's Church on your holiday in Paoay, and find out what else Paoay has to offer, use our Paoay holiday planner.
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  • From the outside, the church was really huge. The quality of the church was really maintained. It was even nice at night.  more »
  • A must-see sight, a must-visit Church. The pictures that you can see posted anywhere say it all - it definitely deserves to be labeled as UNESCO Heritage Site. Day or night - it's a sight to behold. T...  more »
  • Grew up in Batac and been visiting this church every time i visit my hometown. It's a must see destination when visiting Ilocos Norte and you won't missed it as it's close to Paoay Lake (Malacanan of ...  more »

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