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The Cathedral with ambience

With the mural ceiling and the architectural design makes this cathedral attractive and ambience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

I visited this Cathedral together with my papa and mama + mommy and daddy at the start of 2017. We... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Bianca M
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Lipa City, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With the mural ceiling and the architectural design makes this cathedral attractive and ambience. Church foers arw so discipline.

Thank tolentinomaldex
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I visited this Cathedral together with my papa and mama + mommy and daddy at the start of 2017. We felt so blessed because when we arrived the mass was about to start and lucky for us we got to attend the mass.It was very...More

Thank Bianca M
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Try to drop by at this imposing place of worship at early hours of the day... so you can focus on reflecting inside than keeping yourself safe from possible pickpockets with the expected large crowds. See its magnificence outside to appreciate its immense beauty. Then...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a historical church from the 1600s but unfortunately, i don't know what happened during the renovations of this church because i can't see much historical artifacts when i went inside. It was already modernized. It would be nice if they didn't retouch anything...More

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

San Sebastian Cathedral is a beautiful place to visit. Beautifully painted ceilings and just to beautiful to explain.

Thank Benzband
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is just one of the historical churches that defines Lipa as a religious city. The Lipa San Sebastian Cathedral had been chosen as one of the churches of have a DOOR OR MERCY which is located on the rear left side of the church....More

1  Thank Maria M
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Location had parking P5 and public toilets P5 also. Holy Door is located at left side of Church. Lighting of candles P2 each. Well maintained. I loved the old tile floors. Worth visiting.

Thank mamabelz
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The stained glass and statues make this church very solemn. It is not as big as other cathedrals but still makes you want to contemplate. There is not much commercial activity on the grounds of this cathedral, unlike other popular churches.

Thank Myrna B
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The church is nice. The retablo is gloriously beautiful. When we came there was a visiting image of the Blessed Virgin. Many groups came to make a pilgrimage. Remember to bring change to use the toilet

Thank Trixie B
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The cathedral is located in a very busy area. Roads are narrow so expect moderate flow of traffic. There is ample parking within the church premises. The church has undergone several restorations. However, upon entry, you will be impressed by the painted ceiling and dome....More

1  Thank Belle G
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