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Address: A. Bonifacio Street, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines

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Looking better in night. Many towns around has same building It is very easy to find and You will just see it going across Laoag.

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Artur O
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are visiting ilocos norte, you should visit this site... sinking bell tower. Also visit the church near with it... just a few steps from the sinking bell tower... enjoy...

Thank Ed S
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94 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is your usual old bell tower, very disappointing because the government did not exert any effort to beautify the surrounding of the tower. All you have is a tower in the middle of a street. Ugh!

Thank Herman D
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Looking better in night. Many towns around has same building It is very easy to find and You will just see it going across Laoag.

Thank Artur O
Luton, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

nice place to visit and worth seeing at night if you can as it looks good in the dark sky, easy to get to

Thank GRANT c
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

maybe few minute there, can expect to go some place else, lots of strangle wire on top of bz road, i went there cause they have the bus to go Pagudud , the c the windmill

Thank IOMSiang
Laoag, Philippines
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The sinking bell tower dates back to Spanish colonial period where once upon a time, a man on horseback can still enter its doorway. As it continued to sink to its present height today, the only way to gain access is to duck or crawl your way inside the tower. However, the tower has been closed to the public because... More 

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Pasig, Philippines
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8 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

There are folks there who are ready to assist the tourists when taking a picture and they are really good and I think well trained because of the quality of pictures they take for me and my wife. Kudos guys.

Thank Anton D
Quezon City, Philippines
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

They said the image of Jesus Christ was there when there is light at night. Hmmm well I don't see it. But another story the church was sinking and before calesa can enter on the gate but now even people cannot enter without bending on the gate. The gate was locked already.

Thank iAmmOjAri
Manchester, New Hampshire
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195 reviews
179 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The tower is nice to see if you are in Laoag, it is right in downtown and easy to reach. The surrounding location is modern and busy which takes away from the tower's beauty though. You can't enter the tower.

Thank Calvin C
Melbourne, Australia
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142 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Easily accessible in the main street- one small sign on the front. Can not enter the tower so not much to see- don't make a special trip to see this one!

Thank Kerryn72

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