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This part of our Ilocos Tour. The Laoag sinking bell tower is one of Laoag City’s most famous... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Its sinking every year

According to kuya jerome our driver/tour guide, the square that we saw is already a window. The... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Batangas City, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the bell sinking tower of laoag city is the famous landmark in the city, not only because of the good and beautiful attaction but it is the memory of the spanish colonialism of the philippines. this was built in 1580

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

This place is historical. And it's near their cathedral which is picturesque. It's worth the visit. Just get to know the story behind it.

Thank noelleisshoes
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Saw this bell tower two years ago and returned today. It's still standing and looking much the same. One of the main landmarks of Laoag and within walking distance of St Williams Cathedral - so both sites can be conveniently visited at the same time....More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

This part of our Ilocos Tour. The Laoag sinking bell tower is one of Laoag City’s most famous landmarks in fact one of the top Ilocos Norte tourist attractions. According to our guide, the tower is sinking as it is so heavy and was built...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

According to kuya jerome our driver/tour guide, the square that we saw is already a window. The door was already on underground. It is sinking every year because of the sand where it was built.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This unusual structure is sinking, courtesy of the soft loam on which it was built. Its companion cathedral is nearby. You cannot enter the building but its colour and remnant of a doorway [originally to allow for a mounted man to ride through] make it...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this when we went to laoag city, it's a great landmark to ensure you don't get lost. The actual building has slowly sank so the entrance was once tall enough that you coulkd ride through in horseback but now you would have stoop just...More

Thank GusCraig
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

It's unique to see only takes a few minutes. Like the rest of the country don't get over run by trikes, the kings of the road.

Thank John H
Reviewed 26 December 2017

the bell is unique and is in the middle of the street, very interesting. We went here as a stop over, the Church nearby is amazing.

Thank rod m
Reviewed 5 December 2017

It's early morning when we travel to Laoag from Solsona. Luckily, we got the chance to catch up the sunrise. We visit this place as we need to buy some food and drinks to bring at Pagudpud for our family outing. Since this place is...More

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28 November 2017|
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Response from Mary-Grace T | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee for Sinking Bell Tower attraction.
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26 December 2014|
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Response from Gilbert C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the late reply. Sorry, I haven't heard of Paoay Lake. Tourist came to visit Paoay Church but not Paoay Lake. Thanks for the question