Baclayon Church is the second oldest stone church in the Philippines, it is next
to the San Augustine Church in Intramuros Manila. It is known as the church of Our
Lady of Immaculate Conception. This old church was built in 1951 upon the arrival
of the Jesuit Priest in the Philippines. It was built by hundreds of Filipinos using
coral reefs from the sea.
Baclayon Church is the most solemn and peaceful church in Bohol. They are implementing
rules that people must wear formal attire upon entering the church, Sleeveless, shorts
and skirts are not allowed.
Beside the Church is a small Museum wherein you can witness some religious artifacts
and antiques that is embroidered with gold. Here you can also see images of Jesus
and the Holy Family. Taking pictures inside the Museums in not allowed because according
to the administrator they want to preserve and protect them for future generations
For a small fee of 20 pesos, one would enjoy and witness the gold statues and antiques
that you wont see nowadays. From Tagbilaran City, You can take a jeepney, bus or
hire a Pedi cab going to the peaceful and solemn church of Baclayon.