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Miraculous and Breathtaking Place to Visit

Absolutely breathtaking monastery , and yes built by love, prayers & miracles. A place to visit... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Cebu City, Philippines
Worth a visit

Palatial church out of context in Cebu.. interesting history and worth a visit. Fairly easy to get... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Marian Hills, Sibonga, Philippines
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Absolutely breathtaking monastery , and yes built by love, prayers & miracles. A place to visit when in Cebu- its really worth it..a solemn place to reflect that will put your life back in perspective.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank edwina09
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Palatial church out of context in Cebu.. interesting history and worth a visit. Fairly easy to get to, park and walk around. Don't expect St Peter's Rome inside.. however exemplifies Filipino faith in Catholicism...

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MarkJ0j0
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Looking from far you can see Architectural genuis indeed. A very solem place to pray. You need to dress modes as a advice.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank George F
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The place is commonly called "Simala". It's a 2-hour drive from Cebu City proper via shuttle van passing by towns of Talisay and Naga, and going through Carcar where the famous Cebu Lechon and Chicharon are known for. Once reaching the holy place, one cannot...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Gella R
Reviewed 20 December 2017

A place of worship and has a great architecture as well. However, people coming here should pay respect as this is not a resort. Appropriate dress code should always be observed.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank dadbod088
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This church really is something...someone has an amazing imagination! Having built the main building they have just kept adding on to the incredible structure. Very much worth the visit. It's a little off the beaten track but if you are in Cebu, it's a must...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

It's one of the greatest part of our trip to Cebu, Philippines. Sibonga is not near to Cebu City. This is the town where this Monastery of the Holy Eucharist is located. We took the bus from Cebu City early and we've asked the driver...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank MarayaAz
Reviewed 18 August 2017

It's a long ride to get here, but worth the time. The architecture is nice and well built. This is a place where Filipino can repent, reconcile and make petition. The Filipino believe that miracles will happen for them after they visit in Sibonga. It...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

feeling blessed that we went there with my family.i was so amazed for the crowd and the place.good place for praying.need to attend mass to make your visit worth.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank shedtakeda
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

A place where u can repent, reconcile and make petition. Its a very holy place for christian people.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Emma Y
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23 June 2018|
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Response from Gella R | Reviewed this property |
Shorts and mini skirts are not allowed. They require visitors to be decently dressed, otherwise, one can rent large shawls to cover the body before entering. There are people outside selling shawls or having them rented out... More
Leo C
30 May 2016|
Response from Gella R | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 2 to 2 1/2 hours from Cebu City.