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    Batangas Cathedral: Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

    After a day's work in Batangas City just in front of SM City Batangas, Tutubi asked for interesting places to visit in the capital city of Batangas province and was lead to Batangas Cathedral, formally known as Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

    here are just two pictures of Tutubi's very brief visit to Batangas Cathedral (taken with an Iphone 4) before going home to Quezon City.

    batangas cathedral minor basilica of the immculate conceptionthe bell tower and half facade of Batangas Cathedral, limited angle of the iPhone plus obscured by trees

    interiors with ceilings adorned by trompe l'oeil paintings similar to San Agustin Church in Manila

    Short history of Batangas Cathedral (told on the NHI marker)

    1581 founded in honor of the Immaculate Conception
    1601 stone foundation for the stone church
    1693 built convent with artillery
    1851 demolished and re-built
    1948 elevated as Minor Basilica

    Mass Schedules of Batangas Cathedral (posted at the front of the Batangas church, picture not posted here)

    Mondays to Saturdays
    5am, 615am 7am, 6pm

    Sunday Masses:
    445am, 6am, 715am, 830am, 945am, 11am, 430pm, 530pm, 7pm

    For weddings, baptisms, and other inquiries, just call Batangas Cathedral's
    Contact Number: +63.43.723.1484.
    Batangas basilica

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    Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Lipa, Batangas

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 10:46 PM,

    1 Comments:

    At Aug 13, 2015, 10:01:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    this is not the batangas cathedral but Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Batangas City. the cathedral is located at Lipa City known as San Sebastian Cathedral

     

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