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  • Tigbauan Church Ilo-Ilo

    Tigbauan Church Ilo-Ilo

    Historian found it difficult to establish the exact year when Tigbauan Church was originally built or established. It is believe that there had been no parish priest when the church was established, but it could be possibly between 1575 to 1580 when F. Luis de Montoya was assigned as Prior. This church underwent a lot of repairs because of the natural disasters like earthquake. The said repaid was lead by different people who served as the church leaders.

    Tigbauan Church is considered a classic example of a Spanish Churriqueresque style. In building the facade, they used local reddish coral ...

  • 5 Must-Visit Destinations In Iloilo

    5 Must-Visit Destinations In Iloilo

    Iloilo is more than its famous historical sites. Check our list where you can relax and enjoy the province.

    Iloilo is like a cache of history in Panay Island. But, the province is not only known for its historical landmarks or heritage sites. Iloilo also offers places to unwind perfect for those who want to get away for a while from the hustle and bustle of "city life."

    Here are some of the places we suggest you visit if you're in Iloilo.

    1) Visit the "Little Baguio" of Iloilo
    The Bucari area is a well-known tourist destination in Leon, Iloilo. Bucari is located at the highlands of t ...

  • Guimbal Church Of Iloilo

    Guimbal Church Of Iloilo

    Guimbal Church or St. Nicholas of Tolentino Church doesn't have any record to when I was erected or established. But however completed between 1769 and 1774 under Friar Juan Campos. In 1893, it was further enlarged but later was destroyed by fire during the Revolution in 1896 to 1898.

    This church of Guimbal was built from coral stone and yellow limestone through forced labor. The design is more on Spanish Colonial Style. The columns placed on the facade were added as additional support and has an artistic design. But I noticed that the road in front has a higher level than the floor of the ...