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    Visita Iglesia Pangasinan: Churches of Mangatarem and Aguilar

    Just some sort of drive-by Visita Iglesia in Pangasinan on the way to Bolinao town, you can see two old churches along the way

    These are just two drive-by photos, you can see the effect of the car tint plus some slight blur and poor composition :(

    St. Raymund the Peñafort Church, Mangatarem, Pangasinan (Mangatarem Church)

    St. Raymund the Peñafort Church Mangatarem, PangasinanMangatarem church features a large green dome, technically called the apse, common in baroque style churches of old

    St. Joseph The Patriarch Church Aguilar, Pangasinan (Aguilar Church):

    St. Joseph The Patriarch Church Aguilar, Pangasinanthe church has similar architecture and facade with the churches of Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte but not the earthquake baroque style of siblings up north

    these two churches are easiest to visit should you decide to do a Visita Iglesia Pangasinan in Holy Week, particularly on Holy Thursday where Catholic faithful visit seven churches.

    related posts:
    Bolinao Church
    Visita Iglesia Ilocos Sur

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 8:42 PM,


    At Jan 28, 2012, 5:01:00 AM, Blogger Photo Cache said...

    there is a big dome in the back of the first church, is that part of the church?

    At Jan 28, 2012, 8:17:00 AM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    photo cache, yes it is part of mangatarem church

    At Feb 19, 2013, 7:15:00 PM, Blogger R.O. said...

    mukhang renovated na yang mangatarem church. a majority of pangasinan churches' facades were irreversibly damaged after crashing from the 1990 earthquake. only a few facades survived


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