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Santa Maria Church

4 Santa Maria - Burgos Rd, Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines

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About Santa Maria Church

The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (Nuestra Señora de la Asunción), commonly known as the Santa Maria Church is the parish church of Santa Maria in Ilocos Sur province, Philippines. The church was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on December 11, 1993 as part of the Baroque Churches of the Philippines, a collection of four Baroque Spanish-era churches.


Attractions near Santa Maria Church

Candon Church19.62km from Santa Maria Church

The Saint John of Sahagun Parish Church, locally known as the Candon Church, is a church situated in the city of Candon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Constructed with an Earthquake Baroque design, the church is maintained and is still being used up to present. The church’s four-story octagonal bell tower has an alternating open and blind apertures, a balustrade, and is topped by a campanile.

Baluarte Resort and Mini Zoo23.4km from Santa Maria Church

A huge zoo cum resrot which was located in the heart of Ilocos sur and is also home for so many living beings. The Zoo was established by local politician and businessman, Chavit Singson. There is a trophy room which features the preserved remains of animals Chavit Singson hunted in various parts of the world. Singson intended the gallery for people of Ilocos so they could see exotic animals without going to Manila or outside the country.

Saint Paul Metropolitan Cathedral25.2km from Santa Maria Church

One of the country’s oldest Augustinian churches, the St. Paul Metropolitan Cathedral started out as a chapel made of wood and thatch in 1578 by order of Juan de Salcedo, the conquistador and founder of Villa Ferdinandina, which later became the town of Vigan. the cathedral follows a Baroque architectural design that has been modified by Ilocanos to strengthen the structure against earthquakes. This is now known as earthquake Baroque.

Saint Augustine Parish Church25.73km from Santa Maria Church

The Bantay Church or also known as St.Augustine Church is located at the town of Bantay, Ilocos Sur province. Other than that, the place is also famous as the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity with the image of the Virgin Mary as the patroness of the Our Lady of Patroness way back in 1590, making it as the oldest church in the entire region of Ilocos. Thus, it has also served as a historical site in the province. The church and bell tower are considered to be the two of the oldest structures in the

Cassamata Hill National Park28.96km from Santa Maria Church

One of the beautiful hilly national parks in the Philippines which was covering an area of 57 hectares and became d a covered area in 1974. Its vicinity inside the southern limits of the Bangued municipality by using the Ilocos Sur-Abra road affords easy get entry to its citizens. The hill itself is an easy climb via a winding road or walking through concrete stairways.

Calaba Bridge31.64km from Santa Maria Church

The longest modular bridge in the Philippines which was beautifully constructed along the Abra-Ilocos Norte national road across the Abra river. It was one of the useful construction to the people of the Philippines by connecting thee two places.

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The province is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, namely, the Heritage City of Vigan and the Baroque Church of Santa Maria