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BACLAYON CHURCH

 

Photo from:  https://bohol-beach-resorts.com/baclayon-church/

 

La Purisima Concepcion de la Virgen Maria Parish Church, commonly known as Baclayon Church, is a Roman Catholic Church in the municipality of Baclayon, Bohol . Baclayon was founded by the Jesuit priest Juan de Torres and Gabriel Sánchez in 1596, and became the oldest Christian settlement in Bohol. It was elevated as a parish in 1717 and the present coral stone church was completed in 1727. The Augustinian Recollects succeeded the Jesuits in 1768 and heavily renovated the church since then.  Text from:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baclayon_Church

 

 

Photo from:  http://bestphilippinetouristspots.com/solemnity-found-in-a-church-in-bohol

 

The Church of the Our Lady of the Immaculate Concepcion in Baclayon town is considered as one of the best preserved Jesuit-built churches in the region. It is one of the best presevered Jesuit build churches in the region, although in the 19th century, the Augustinian Recollects added a modern facade and a number of stone buildings that now surround the church.  Read more from:  http://www.bohol-philippines.com/baclayon-church.html

 

 

Photo from:  https://adventuroj.com/2012/03/09/baclayon-church-museum-a-filipino-heritage/

 

One of the oldest church buildings in the history of the Philippines is the Baclayon Church. It is an interesting spot if you want to learn things about the early history of the Philippines especially during the era of Spanish occupation. We’ll look into the history of the Baclayon Church, and perhaps find a religious heritage.

The Baclayon Church is the oldest Catholic stone church building in the Philippines. It was constructed during the Spanish occupation and the first Spanish missionaries (called doctrineros) settled in the area in the late 15th century. Today you can still see the original stone structure of the Baclayon Church in the City of Tagbilaran, Bohol, Philippines.

There are other preserved church buildings in the region but the Baclayon Church is the best preserved among them. The church itself is Jesuit, but the Baclayon Church (the one we see today) was completed in 1727. The erected church building known today as the Baclayon Church is formally known as The Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.  Read more from:  http://www.philippinesinsider.com/visayas/bohol/baclayon-church-a-trace-of-religious-history-in-bohol/

 

 

Other Photos:

 

 

Photo from:  https://lunarpanda.wordpress.com/2010/12/05/trip-to-bohol-2010/

 

 

Photo from:  http://mycebu.ph/article/top-bohol-destinations-day-tour/

 

Photo from:  http://gypsysoul73.blogspot.com/2008/04/tour-of-bohols-churches.html

 

Photo from:  http://vacationguide4all.blogspot.com/p/bohol.html

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Bohol – The Jewel of the Philippines

Directions on How to Get To and Around Bohol

Innumerable Interesting Tourist Spots in Bohol

The Best Beaches in Bohol

Colorful and Amazing Festivals in Bohol

Fun and Enjoyable Activities in Bohol

Bohol Photo Gallery

Bohol Video Collections

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