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Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol

Loboc, Bohol, Philippines

Churches

About Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol

The Church of San Pedro in Loboc, Bohol is the second oldest church in Bohol. It was originally built in 1602, but soon reduced to ashes. In 1638, a stronger one was build. Located near the river, it has survived a number of floods. Inside the church, you can admire some remarkable naive paintings on the ceiling. it is now one of the great pilgrimage attraction in this area.


Attractions near Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol

Clarin Ancestral House4.58km from Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol

The Clarin Ancestral House dates back to 1840. Traditional Filipino-Spanish in design with long slanting roofs covered with nipa leaves, it is a typical one big square house with a coral stone foundation, rough-hewn wooden posts, wooden walls, and floors of wide hardwood planks and a receiving hall with a high vaulted ceiling. the whole house is relatively in good condition.

Santa Monica Church8.59km from Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol

The Sta. Monica Parish Church in Alburquerque town was founded in 1869 after being separated from Baclayon town. Reports dating as far as 1886 indicate that the church was first built of light materials. The imposing structure is famous for its sturdy arches supporting a pathway that connected the church to the convent, which is described as “de grandes dimensiones”.  What makes the church special is that the altar was carved manually by a local and the intricate design makes it one of a kind.

Raja Sikatuna National Park12.66km from Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol

Rajah Sikatuna National Park is a haven for nature lovers and a birdwatcher's paradise. It is the widest remaining forest in Bohol. This forested karst limestone areas were recognized and declared a National Park. With a total land area of 9,023 hectares, 4,700 hectares is made up of natural forests, 1,600 hectares of man-made forest, 690 hectares occupied and the rest has cogonal features.

Baclayon Church13.15km from Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol

The Church of Immaculada Concepcion in Baclayon is considered to be one of the oldest in the Philippines. Construction began in 1717 where some 200 native forced laborers cut and dragged coral blocks from the sea, using only bamboos in moving and lifting the stones in position. The church is now one of the great pilgrimage centers in the Philippines.

St. Joseph The Worker Cathedral Parish19.29km from Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol

The parish of Tagbilaran is one of the first 6 parishes founded by the Jesuit missionaries who came to Bohol in 1595. Saint Joseph the Worker, a favorite among the Jesuits, was enthroned as the patron saint by Rev. Fr. Joaquin de San Jose in 1767, a year before the Jesuits were expelled from the country.

Abatan River19.44km from Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol

A beautiful river which was located in the heart of Bohol and it is famous for so many tourist activities and also it is one of the main water resource for the locals.

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The province is a popular tourist destination with its beaches and resorts. And also famous for its numerous mounds of brown-colored formations called Chocolate Hills.