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Monastery of the Transfiguration

San Jose Hill, Malaybalay City, Mindanao, Philippines
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Unforgettable Retreat Experience

A serene place, a refuge of peace and reflection away from the busy world. I like the ambiance and... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Maria Pilar O
Short Visit

Went to the Monastery of the Transfiguration as part of the itinerary for our day tour in Bukidnon... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Melo Jane C
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San Jose Hill, Malaybalay City, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

A serene place, a refuge of peace and reflection away from the busy world. I like the ambiance and the simplicity of the place particularly the food served. We had an overnight stay and were so lucky having the twin-shared rooms which are so affordable....More

1  Thank Maria Pilar O
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Went to the Monastery of the Transfiguration as part of the itinerary for our day tour in Bukidnon. The place is so serene and peaceful, perfect place to meditate and thinks things out. My visit there is short but sweet.

Thank Melo Jane C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The time we visited my brother in Valencia we suggested to visit the monastery of Configuration while we were here. The place can give the peace and calmness one needs. Stayed for a while and tried to ask what more we cant get as souvenir...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect place to pray. And this is an open place for all, this monestery is run by benedictine monks. You cannot go inside with if your are wearing sleeveless or shorts.

Thank Udes D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Eat, Pray, Love inspired me deep down to my soul. It was the sole reason why my Family pursued a week-long road trip in Mindanao. We spent most of the time traveling on the road (A packed Adobo and some boiled eggs joined us in...More

Thank Catsi C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This monastery is a must visit when you go to Bukidnon in Southern Philippines. It not only provides a rest for the spirit but also relaxation to the mind and body. The main church which is shaped like a tent or pyramid is the last...More

Thank FredYap
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I always visit this place twice a year since 2012. Being here makes me feel loved, blessed and in commune with nature. Birds chirping, cool breeze, quite, calm, best foods and most of all i am in the house of God - what more could...More

Thank Ritashea
Reviewed 5 March 2017

No public transport could give you access to the Monastery. So backpackers and budget travellers may hire a motorcycle or an entire public transport to be able to reach this place. To begin with, the Transfiguration Monastery is a must-go if you are within the...More

Thank Busdik
Reviewed 27 February 2017

a relaxing place. nice view. this place will make you feel at peace and one with nature. the church has a great architectural design and very airy.

Thank attyjaneth
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

It was part of our sidetrip in bukidnon after our trek in kapayawan ridge, although we didn't have the chance to take a look inside the monastery (wearing shorts is not allowed, there as long skirts that can be rented in the nearby guardhouse). I...More

1  Thank zylle p
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11 March 2017|
Response from GerbsDC | Reviewed this property |
Every Sunday at 10:30am and 3:00pm Risen Christ's Day
Roy J
8 February 2016|
Response from Alibangbingka | Reviewed this property |
you are welcome to stay there overnight, rent a room at Malaybalay City, I'm not sure with the price but if you will check in at any resort there, maybe it will cost around P2-4k and they have their parking lot too