Immaculate Conception Cathedral is one of the tourist attractions in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. It is located along Rizal Avenue in Barangay Liwanag (located across Plaza Cuartel). This cathedral is very historic. This used to be a small church during the Spanish occupation (circa 1872).
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Located along the main highway of Puerto Princesa City in Palawan, the Immaculate Conception Cathedral stands as the 'central church' of the island. It is accessible along the Rizal Avenue, fronting the Rizal Monument and Park. For those who do not know "Rizal" comes from the name Jose P. Rizal, who is the National Hero of the Philippines, which is why his name is used in many streets, schools, towns, etc in the country.
The other side of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral is on Taft St., which is also the same road to access another tourist destination, the Plaza Cuartel. The church serve ...
Part of the itinerary for the Puerto Princesa City Tour are the historic Immaculate Conception Cathedral Church and the Puerto Princesa City Baywalk.
Located along Rizal Avenue in Baranggay Liwanag (just across the historic Plaza Cuartel) is one of the popular tourist destinations in the city of Puerto Princesa.
The Immaculate Conception of Mary is said to be the patroness of the cathedral church.
This blue-colored cathedral church is a century-old historical landmark which was built as a small church during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines and was only ...
The Philippines was a major player in the Pacific Theater of World War 2. Thus, it is not really surprising that many remnants of the Great War remain. Dark, bleak remnants that remind us of untold suffering and horrible destruction. Remnants that remind us of the costly sacrifice that our warriors suffered to preserve our freedom.
Earlier, we went to a reliquary of some of these remnants, the Palawan Special Battalion World War 2 Museum. As the sun neared her bedtime, we visited another bastion of World War 2 in Puerto Princesa, the Plaza Cuartel.
Built sometime in the 1940s, Plaza Cuar ...
Immaculate Conception Cathedral is just one of the tourist attractions in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. It is located along Rizal Avenue in Barangay Liwanag (located across Plaza Cuartel). This cathedral is very historic. This used to be a small church during the Spanish occupation (circa 1872).
In 1961, it was developed to become a cathedral. Although there were developments made, the church edifice was preserved. Its design, as you may have noticed, have angular structures. The arches inside and outside the church are pointed.
Sunday Mass at the Cathedral
Before heading out for our ...