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Watchtower Ruins

Ilihan | Ili Rock, Boljoon, Philippines
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History bonus during Church visit

Also called the fortress or Dakong Balay (Big House), the quandrangular blockhouse was first built... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
John T
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Cebu City, Philippines
Still standing history

A tower that stands still, as history revisited. Located near the Boljoon church, or may i say that... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2016
Dan Michael F
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24 Apr 2018
“History bonus during Church visit”
6 Dec 2016
“Still standing history”
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Ilihan | Ili Rock, Boljoon, Philippines
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Also called the fortress or Dakong Balay (Big House), the quandrangular blockhouse was first built by Father Julian Bermejo when he came to Boljoon in 1808. The blockhouse is on the grounds of the Maria Church, although the interior was inaccessible during my visit. The...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A tower that stands still, as history revisited. Located near the Boljoon church, or may i say that nearly beside the church. It is good to drop by this area as it is located at the roadside. Travellers usually drops here and take times to...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

This watchtower is found right at Boljoon's church complex, in front of Dakong Balay. It was closed when I was in Boljoon but chatting with Boljoonons and you will get fascinating insights on Boljoon's rich history.

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

Visit the church, the guide has so much knowledge and information about the spanish history in this area.

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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

The ruins from this town is very facinating cause all of the remaints from the spanish era, still survived and very well preserved from all of the calamities that striked cebu in the previous years.

1  Thank Andrew R
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