7 Days Seven Churches in Bohol - Itinerary for Visita Iglesia in Bohol, Philippines

7 Beautiful Churches in Bohol, Philippines- 7 Day Visita Iglesia Itinerary

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Bohol is the tenth largest island in the Philippines, with some of the most beautiful beaches in the entire country, so Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol can provide a lot more than just beautiful churches!

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One of the major reasons people take their Holy Week vacation and Visita Iglesia in Bohol is for the breathtaking Chocolate Hills, which are rounded limestone formations on the island. Bohol boasts numerous caves, cascading waterfalls, turquoise rivers, and white sand beaches. It also boasts numerous annual festivals, which bring everyone in the entire country together to celebrate turning points in history like the Treaty of Friendship and Sinulog, which is the center of the Santo Niño Catholic celebrations, in Bohol.

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Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol involves some of the most beautiful churches in the entire country. Dauis Church is quite famous, and is a Gothic mix of different artistic styles and designs. The stained glass windows and religious symbols on the church give it a unique character, one that you will not find in any other church on the island. Here we’ve gathered some of the best 7 churches for your Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol. Here are the best 7 churches for Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol, Simbang Gabi and Misa de Gallo.

1. Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish in Lila in Bohol, Philippines

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What makes it one of the best churches in Bohol for Visita Iglesia, Holy Week, Simbang Gabi and Misa de Gallo?

Lila Church makes a wonderful start to your Visita Iglesia in Bohol, this church was completed in 1925, and is made of concrete making it a very early concrete design. The portico is flanked by bell towers, and the altars are of neoclassical lines and design. There are flanking aisles in the interior of the church, giving it a simplistic yet astonishing build. This is definitely one of the best 7 churches in Bohol that you should visit during Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol.

Location: Bohol Circumferential Rd, Lila, 6304 Bohol, Philippines

2. St. Paul the Apostle Church in Inabanga in Bohol, Philippines

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What makes it one of the best churches in Bohol for Visita Iglesia, Holy Week, Simbang Gabi and Misa de Gallo?

This church is situated next to the Inabanga River, in a serene and peaceful environment which is perfect for Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol. The façade presents gothic elements, and the front entrance displays a portico. The entire church has a very modern design. The tabernacle is situated beneath the crucifix, in a prominent area in the center of the church. The unique design of Inabanga church makes it one of the best seven churches in Bohol and certainly one of the most interesting churches you’ll see during your Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol.

Location: St. Paul the Apostle Parish Pastoral Center, Poblacion, Inabanga, Bohol, Philippines

3. Santo Niño Parish Church in Valencia in Bohol, Philippines

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What makes it one of the best churches in Bohol for Visita Iglesia, Holy Week, Simbang Gabi and Misa de Gallo?

Valencia Church is something a little different for your Visita Iglesia in Bohol. The interior of this church is interesting, as it is unpainted, but still displays an authentic and unique build. The church has wooden floors which alter between dark wood and light wood, and bare cement walls. There is a steep roof, and the entire church displays a neoclassical form, making it one of the seven churches you definitely want to visit during Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol.

Location: Valencia, Bohol

4. Ubay Church in Ubay in Bohol, Philippines

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What makes it one of the best churches in Bohol for Visita Iglesia, Holy Week, Simbang Gabi and Misa de Gallo?

This church became a parish in 1877, but was damaged by a typhoon in 1968, which is something you may see a lot of during your Visita Iglesia in Bohol. Parts of the church were rebuilt, while the parts not destroyed still remain from the 1920s. This is definitely one of the seven churches you want to visit during Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol.

Location: Ubay, Bohol

5. La Purisima Concepcion de la Virgen Maria Parish Church in Baclayon in Bohol, Philippines

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What makes it one of the best churches in Bohol for Visita Iglesia, Holy Week, Simbang Gabi and Misa de Gallo?

This church has been declared a National Cultural Treasure, so there is no doubt that it’s one the top seven churches you want to visit during Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol. It was founded in 1596, and became a parish in 1717. It is of Neoclassical style, with a simply designed façade, and the images of saints in the interior.

Location: Baclayon, Bohol

6. Our Lady of Assumption Church in Dauis in Bohol, Philippines

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What makes it one of the best churches in Bohol for Visita Iglesia, Holy Week, Simbang Gabi and Misa de Gallo?

This is one of the most beautiful churches for Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol. It has a semi-modern façade. The entire church was started in 1863, while the façade was only completed in 1879. One of the most beautiful things about this church is the mix of artistic styles and design, in addition to the Gothic influence that makes up the entire church. There are stained glass windows, painted angels and religious symbols, making it a wonderful feast for the eyes and the soul during your Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol.

Location: Dauis, Bohol

7. Sto. Niño Parish Church in Cortes in Bohol, Philippines

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What makes it one of the best churches in Bohol for Visita Iglesia, Holy Week, Simbang Gabi and Misa de Gallo?

Here is something truly unique for your Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol, as it is built entirely from cut coral stone blocks. This church was built during the 19th century while its bell tower was completed in the 20th century creating an interesting blend of classic and modern design. This church sits high up on a hill, and is a cruciform shape. There are floral carvings in the doorway, and the entire church is made up of cut coral stone blocks. There are also frescoes on the ceilings. This is definitely one of the best seven churches you want to visit during your Holy Week and Visita Iglesia in Bohol.

Location: Cortes, Bohol

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