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One of the biggest 19th-century convents in the Philippines!

A historical marker in site informs us that the Lazi Convent was constructed in 1887 and was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CzarEmmanuel
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Manila, Philippines
Old church

The tour guide told us that the Lazi convent is one of the oldest churches not just in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
meroibrava
via mobile
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  • Average33%
  • Poor1%
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“old trees” (3 reviews)
“spanish era” (3 reviews)
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Lazi, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A historical marker in site informs us that the Lazi Convent was constructed in 1887 and was finished in 1891. Measuring 32x48 meters, this convent is considered as one of the biggest convents in the Philippines at that time. In 1978 the place was officially...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guide told us that the Lazi convent is one of the oldest churches not just in the Philippines but also in Asia. We weren't able to enter the church since we were in a hurry for our next stop.

Thank meroibrava
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At first, I just wanted to stay outside. Since I was with a group, I need to blend in. We went inside. I was amused by the place was built and being kept. The walks and floors are still intact. The railings are smooth and...More

Thank Jdagnes
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This old curch has great lighting. Good for selfie, groupie or pictorial. It has natural light that illuminates along the old chuch facade. Buy a candle from the local vendor and make a wish

Thank Gilbert C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

One of the oldest Roman Catholic Convent in the world. It was rehabilitated by the National Historical Commission recently and is now open for tourist.

Thank maricar_aranas
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This convent is one of the oldest in the Philippines. It is made of wood and stone on the ground level. Some parts of the convent need to be repaired. The second level was almost empty, all the important furniture and fixtures of the convent...More

Thank JojoVito
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This convent is one of the most amazing I've seen. I knee that this is the largest covent in Asia and one of the oldest too. During my visit, the convent is under renovation so I can only stare it from the road section in...More

Thank Robe Jan Ivan P
Reviewed 24 April 2017

love the cool and quite surroundings....but hate the renovations of the century old convent...lost its ambience as a mission center...

Thank mucho143
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This was supposed to be part of our itinerary but there was an on going construction and tourists were not allowed to enter. The convent has a beautiful and interesting facade.

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Sadly not much to look at or do here. Basically and oldish building with current renovations. The church across the road is quite nice though.

Thank libogtom
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