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St Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral

Perdices Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
2254649
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Fine church, built and rebuilt

The Cathedral Church of Dumaguete in the Philippines describes itself as the “Oldest Stone Church... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
John T
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Cebu City, Philippines
Must- visit for catholic

Beautiful place of worship in the heart of Dumaguete City; a big cathedral and spacious for mass... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Chris Jesus G
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Baguio, Philippines
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Perdices Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

The Cathedral Church of Dumaguete in the Philippines describes itself as the “Oldest Stone Church in Negros”. The church was originally built in 1754 to 1776. It was reconstructed in 1885 and the present facade was extended in 1936. In several places you can see...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Beautiful place of worship in the heart of Dumaguete City; a big cathedral and spacious for mass attendees.

Thank Chris Jesus G
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

A well-preserved century old church with profound history. We lit candles and said our prayers and purchase some items as well.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We just happened to be there when they were putting a fresh coat of paint on the inside of the church. It was truly amazing how well preserved the beautiful church is.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

The Filipino people enter this 'sanctuary', touch the feet of 'saints,' bow to statues, say a rosary or two, light a candle at the feet of another saint, bow at the steps of the altar, and otherwise act most deferentially in what is taken for...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Place of Worship gets good reviews from me simply because it serves its purpose to the locals and to the tourists who seek spiritual guidance. Locals and visitors who are catholics would naturally flock to this cathedral to pray. Since the cathedral is promoted as...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Its nothing special about it other than it is built a long time ago. Its a completely average looking church...

1  Thank Steffen E
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

St.Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral is commonly known to Dumaguetenos as simply "Cathedral" . It was built in the 17th century but the present renovated structure was done in the 19th Century. It is located in Perdices St. you can easily see it because it is...More

Thank Grace B
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

A short walk from Rizal Boulevard stands the oldest stone church in Negros island, though it might not seem old because of its polished facade. Originally built in 1750's, the Cathedral of Saint Anne of Alexandria or Dumaguete Cathedral has undergone several reconstruction after multiple...More

Thank DJ R
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Built in 1754, one could almost feel the walls wanting to communicate. Beautiful, ornate, and very well preserved. A very holy place that feels incredibly special! A must-see!

Thank Ron J
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