Bantay Church and Bell Tower is one of the famous landmarks in the town/barrio of Bantay (Ili ti Bantay in Ilokano) in Ilocos Sur. The church is also known as "St. Augustine Parish" and "Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de La Caridad.
Bantay Church and Bell Tower News
Ilocos Sur has a lot to offer. Aside from rich history and colourful culture, this province also has impressive infrastructures, well-preserved historical sites, globally acclaimed destinations, and beautiful natural environment to boot.
Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur Backpack wanderlust!
Aerial Shots Destination: Pagudpud Beach, Pagudpud Welcome Arch, Bantayan Tower, Malaca?ang of the North, Kabigan Falls and Santa Maria Church (La Nuestra Se?ora de La Asuncion Parish Church).
Location: Ilocos Region, Philippines
Max Altitude: -70 Meters High
Max Distance: Beyond Visual Line of Sight (-70 meters)
UAV | Drone Type: DJI Mavic Pro
Video Quality | Resolution: 4K UHD downsized to 1080p/30fps
Music: Woodkid - Run Boy Run (Divergent - Dauntless Theme)
Date Recorded: Saturday, 14 November 2017
One Vigan's iconic tower. Bantay bell tower used to be a watchtower before being turned by a bell tower of the church nearby. And since then, it became a tourist spots not to locals but also who visits Vigan.
After our fulfilling lunch in Hidden Garden (Check : Hidden Garden : Lilong and Lilang Restaurant), we headed next to our last destination in Ilocos before going back to Cavite. It was actually not part of our plan as the elder members of our group are already tired and they just want to go home but thanks God, someone from the other group insisted to visit the famous Bantay Tower!
Vigan City is located in Ilocos Sur, Philippines and listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its preserved Spanish and Asian architecture. Join Alathea and Aaliyah and Family as they tour around Vigan on Halloween and the popular historical destinations within. Here are the list of the places visited in this vlog:
1. Hotel Luna - the only Hotel Museum in the country http://hotelluna.ph/
2. Calle Crisologo - the major attraction in Vigan wherein the cobblestone streets will make one go back in time.
3. Plaza Salcedo
4. Buridek Children's Museum
5. Baluarte Zoo
6. Crisologo Muse ...
I havent had a chance to see my grandfather as he passed away a decade before I was given birth he is a pure Ilocano born in 1890s. Ocols were originally from Ilocos and I havent been in the place nor know any relative in the area. When the F8 group has finally settled to visit Vigan and Pagudpud, I instantly included myself in the list, excited to discover the pride of the northern region and hopefully a family trace.