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Nice church

We went to this church on Saturday, January 20 2018 before the ati atihan parade. It is a nice... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
hilla19
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Jerusalem, Israel
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A Must Visit Location

old and yet a wonderful place to visit --- i came to visit as much when possible for tourist yes... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

If want to attend a mass, offer some prayers for your departed ones, or just want to have that connected with God, visit St John the Baptist Church. This is located in the heart of Kalibo, fronting Kalibo Plaza and very much accessible by local...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank docnikoy
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We went to this church on Saturday, January 20 2018 before the ati atihan parade. It is a nice church, the entence from the side, near the candels was very crowded, but it was nice seeing the blessing ceremony with the statue of el ninio.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

old and yet a wonderful place to visit --- i came to visit as much when possible for tourist yes; it's OK and this church is still active till date

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Vinson T
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Sure, it's a landmark building in Kalibo, but apart from the statues at the entrance and the Maria shrine with all the lights, just outside, it's actually nothing special here. The interior of the place is rather spartan, especially for Catholic standards, and after a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Importviking
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I was in Panay Island May 25-30, 2017. That wasn't my first trip to Panay or Kalibo, Aklan. I've attended the Ati-Atihan Festival from 1975 through 1983. The Cathedral holds a special place in my heart. And what a great and beautiful transition from 1983...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank aracelifurtzaig
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

An old Cathedral with long history of devotion and faith since year 1680 under the Augustinian priest missionaries. It has withstand so many natural disasters and war particularly the WWII. Although the cathedral is in honor of St. John the Baptist it is the home...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Girlie G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We attend Sunday mass here once in a while. Beautiful altar. Its usually full and the heat can be unbearable during summer. Wall fans not enough. Best to attend evening masses.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank bingmd
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I love the 6:00pm sunday mass at Kalibo Cathedral, very solemn and organized especially the entrance and offering collection, compare with some other church mass that I had attended.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank danilotapic2000
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Whahh...the church just opens when it has mass and closes immediately after. The evening mass is 5.15-6.00pm. Just went to the adoration to offer thanksgiving.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gyne M
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

As odd as it can be, this Cathedral is closed to the public on Sunday afternoons and re opens only for the mass at 4pm. Was excited to get a glimpse of the Church, but we were on a tight schedule (catching a plane). We...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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