San Nicolas Tolentino Parish or Dimiao Church is one of the oldest churches located in the town of Dimiao, province of Bohol constructed in the 19th century by Fr. Enrique de Santo Tomas de Villanueva using stone blocks. The convent, constructed in 1864 by Fr. Manuel Carasusan, is connected to the church by a pathway.
San Nicolas Tolentino Parish or Dimiao Church News
In the morning of Oct. 15, 2013, a formidable quake struck Central Visayas, killing dozens of people and destroying some of the most iconic structures across the region. Even the century-old churches of Bohol were not spared by Mother Nature's force.
Around 25 of the historical churches in Bohol were damaged, including Baclayon, Dauis, Dimiao, Loay, Loboc, Loon and Maribojoc, which are the country's National Cultural Treasures (NCT). The incident left everyone asking ??" what will happen to Bohol's tourism? But as what Gov. Edgardo Chatto said, "When God closes the door, he opens the window ...
San Nicolas Tolentino Church or Dimiao Church located in Dimiao, Bohol.
"Massive" -- That was the first impression upon seeing Dimiao Church on our way to Mabini. Going back to Tagbilaran after several meetings, we dropped by this church for a quick photo shoot. I had 15 minutes to spare as we were heading to another meeting in Loay.
This church is the San Nicolas Tolentino Parish in Dimiao, Bohol. One cannot miss this massive structure that dominates other town structures. Besides, it is along the road and it is imposing to anyone who passes by the town. Made of coral stones and lime stones, one can imagine how many coral stones/ boulders have been used to bui ...
San Nicolas Tolentino Church in Dimiao
Dimiao is a town along the southern edge of Bohol. The convenient circumferential road takes you to all of the major towns around Bohol. My bus from Tagbilaran City is heading to the town of Valencia which conveniently passes by the town of Dimiao. The town is rather unremarkable and probably the only place worth visiting here would be the old church.
From Another Angle
The church of Dimiao is dedicated to San Nicolas Tolentino also known as Saint Nicholas of Tolentine and was probably built in the 1700s. The church has two bell towers flanking e ...