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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
profits101
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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
danmichaelf
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24 Apr 2018
“History bonus during Church visit”
6 Dec 2016
“Still standing history”
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank danmichaelf
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.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Jubert A
Reviewed 26 May 2016

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

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank letsgowalking
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.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Andrew R
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