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A fruit of Polo Y servicio

The fruit of labor of the viracnons. It is a good church and it shows antiquity. A must see when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John Paul P
Nostalgic Architecture

This church commands attention from a distance. The old architecture gives you the feeling of time... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Gargar D
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Bo. Bato, Virac, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fruit of labor of the viracnons. It is a good church and it shows antiquity. A must see when you go to Catanduanes.

Thank John Paul P
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

This church commands attention from a distance. The old architecture gives you the feeling of time travel from the past. With the view of the nearby river with the winding bridge will remind you that simple happiness residing in the province. It will wash your...More

Thank Gargar D
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Ever since I was a kid, it already stood as high and beautiful as it is today. Despite the hundreds of typhoons that hit this place, it still stands strong and ever more beautiful. Say a prayer at this church or just admire its beauty.

Thank wonderlustMD
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Bato Church is one of the rare churches in the Philippines (except perhaps in Bohol) where the materials used are corals and clay. These combination of materials has provided these churches to withstand big earthquakes and have lasted hyndreds of years. The location too is...More

Thank Luis Jose F
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Good example of Spanish architecture. It was a shame about the litter scattered all over the grounds though. We were unable to go inside the church as it was locked

Thank PlaneCrisp
Reviewed 24 April 2017

visited Bato Church during our Visita Iglesia this Holy Week of 2017. an old church with a great view of a river near it. a solemn place for prayers and contemplation...

Thank mavictoriad
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The facade which gives the historical appeal of the church has been preserved however, renovation is apparent inside. This structure is located in a highway and has a new view of the sea. A nice place to visit.

1  Thank May M
Reviewed 24 October 2016

You can have a quick stop and picture taking at this beautiful old church located right beside the highway.

1  Thank bellaS_9000
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This church is always open very peaceful and very old with fantastic views of the sea - worth it to visit and have a little prayer

1  Thank SonnyAng
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

It is around 25 mins away from Virac, the city of Catanduanes. The outside structure is still preserved while the inside of the church is already renovation. The church is made of stone. It is a quite place to pray.

Thank Bhernn
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