5 HISTORIC CHURCHES IN BOHOL, Philippines (one is the oldest)


When you're into historical places, Bohol would likely recommend the churches. Preserved by locals embodying the history of Bohol and now became one of Bohol's finest tourist sites. Capture the historic essence of every church in Bohol.

Below is just a small sampling of the historic churches. Please download the official Bohol Application, Behold BOHOL. Available on the Apple app store, and Google Play store.



 One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Alburquerque church



1. ALBURQUERQUE CHURCH


 One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Alburquerque church


The Santa Monica Parish Church of Alburquerque, commonly known as the Alburquerque Church, is a Roman Catholic Church in the municipality of Alburquerque, Bohol, Philippines. The church was partially damaged when a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Bohol and other parts of Central Visayas last October 15, 2013. It was declared a National Historic Landmark by the National Historical Institute in 2014.

HOW TO GET THERE

From Tagbilaran Airport, take a tricycle to the terminal and board a jeepney to Albur.

COST : Free

HOURS OPEN : Open Daily


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One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Baclayon church



2. BACLAYON CHURCH



One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Baclayon church


La Purisima Concepcion de la Virgen Maria Parish Church (also The Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary Parish Church), commonly known as Baclayon Church, is a Roman Catholic church in the municipality of Baclayon. The church was declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines and a National Historic Landmark by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. When a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Bohol and other parts of Central Visayas last October 15, 2013, the church building sustained major damage.



HOW TO GET THERE

Located at Poblacion Baclayon, Bohol, this 2nd oldest Stone Church in the Philippines is located some 6 kilometers East of the Tagbilaran City. Buses and jeepneys bound for the town are available in Tagbilaran City Dao Bus Terminal. There are also tricycles that ply the Baclayon route. It will take approximately 20 minutes of ride from Tagbilaran to the place.

COST : Php 50.00 per person


HOURS OPEN : Monday-Saturday: 8:30am - 4:45pm

                                     Sunday 9:30am – 4:15pm

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One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Loboc church


3. LOBOC CHURCH





One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Loboc church

The San Pedro Apostol Parish Church commonly known as Loboc Church is a Roman Catholic Church in the municipality of Loboc, Bohol, Philippines, within the jurisdiction of the Tagbilaran. The present coral stone church was completed in 1734. The church is classified as a National Historic Landmark by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines and a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines. The Façade-portico of Loboc Church collapsed during the earthquake of October 15, 2013. Its freestanding church tower also collapses leaving less than tower standing.

HOW TO GET THERE

Loboc is 21 kilometers east of Tagbilaran. Catch a bus to Loboc, or one in the direction of Carmen, and ask the driver to drop you off at the Church.


COST : No Entrance Fee


HOURS OPEN : Open Daily

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One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Dauis church


4. DAUIS CHURCH


One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Dauis church



This is one of Bohol’s beautiful churches, located in Dauis, Bohol, Philippineswhich has retained its Spanish architecture although it has a semi-modern façade. This 300 year old church is said to have a "healing" well from a few meters from the sea. The façade and portico of the Dauis church collapsed during the 2013 Bohol earthquakes. 



HOW TO GET THERE

The Church is a nice three-kilometer walk from Tagbilaran city. Alternatively, you may catch a tricycle or jeepney to bring you across.


COST : Free

HOURS OPEN : Open Daily


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One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Maribojoc church



5. MARIBOJOC CHURCH



One of the world oldest Famous Historical old churches in  bohol philippines 2018  Maribojoc church

Maribojoc Church, also known as Santa Cruz Parish Church or Holy Cross Parish Church, was a Roman Catholic Church in the municipality of Maribojoc, Bohol, Philippines. The parish was first established by the Jesuits in 1767 or 1768 with Father Juan Soriano, SJ as its first parish priest. When a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Bohol and other parts of Central Visayas in 2013, the entire building crumbled to the ground, leaving only the image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus standing.


HOW TO GET THERE

The Church is located in Maribojoc town, 14 kilometers from the Tagbilaran. The place can be reached by bus or the jeepney. 



COST : Free

HOURS OPEN : Open Daily


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