Immaculate Conception Church - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Immaculate Conception Church
The Immaculate Conception Parish Church, commonly known as Guiuan Church, is a Roman Catholic church in the municipality of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, Philippines, within the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Borongan. The church is classified as a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines. It was formerly nominated to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Philippines under two categories, the Baroque Churches of the Philippines and the Jesuit Churches of the Philippines.
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39.1km from Immaculate Conception Church
A picturesque island in the heart of Eastern Samar which was known for the beautiful beaches. The island was deemed to be the first site of anchorage for Ferdinand Magellan's Spanish Armada. This breathtaking island is a three-hour boat ride from Guiuan, or around 30 kilometers from the nearest mainland.
Sohoton Caves & Natural Bridge Park
70.53km from Immaculate Conception Church
Sohoton Natural Bridge Natural Park is divided by the Sohoton river which is surrounded by thick, lush jungle covering majestic limestone cliffs. The Natural Park is situated on the island of Samar in the Eastern Visayas and can be accessed easily from Tacloban city. The entire area is 455,700 hectares, home of the various wildlife, rivers, and cave connections.
MacArthur Landing Memorial Park
79.13km from Immaculate Conception Church
Located at Red Beach, Palo, the Leyte Landing Memorial is a park reminding us of an important event in history — the return of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. This was the fulfillment of his promise to the Filipino people to come back an help free the Philippines from the Japanese. At the heart of the park, by the beach, is a manmade pool with bigger than life bronze statues of Gen. MacArthur, President Sergio Osmena, Jr. and more.
Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lord's Transfiguration
81.07km from Immaculate Conception Church
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lord’s Transfiguration. Also known as Palo Cathedral, a gigantic and elegant church built in the year 1956 by the Jesuits which became their residence for some time. In the year 1768. In 1850, the church was repaired with the supervision of Fr. Agustin de Consuegra, who oversaw the construction of the two towers of the church. The church was declared a cathedral on March 25, 1938, with Msgr. Manuel Mascariñas as its’ first bishop. Now it is one of the main pilgr
Santo Niño Parish Church
81.67km from Immaculate Conception Church
A beautiful church that was located in the heart of Tacloban city. The Church of Santo Niño de Tacloban became the bastion of Catholicism in this city of 220,000, The Sto. Niño safeguards the evangelical faith of approximately 70% of Taclobanons who are Catholics. The Taclobanons continues to enjoy the miracles and graced lavished by their beloved King. it is now one of the main pilgrimage centers in this area.
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Eastern Samar is a province in the Philippines occupying the eastern section of Samar island. Its capital is the city of Borongan.