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Basilica of St. Martin de Tours

Illustre Avenue, Taal, Luzon 4208, Philippines
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The biggest Catholic church in Asia

The church was first established in 1575 in the former Location part of Bonbon. Due to volcanic... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Bong C
via mobile
That feeling of calm and serenity...

One of the oldest Church in South East Asia, The Taal Basilica, also known as the Basilica of St... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Cavite Province, Philippines
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18 Apr 2017
“The biggest Catholic church in Asia”
13 Apr 2017
“That feeling of calm and serenity...”
Illustre Avenue, Taal, Luzon 4208, Philippines
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The church was first established in 1575 in the former Location part of Bonbon. Due to volcanic eruption of Taal Volcano they transferred it to ita present location. The church is name as Basilica of St. Martin of Tours located in the heritage of Taal...More

Thank Bong C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

One of the oldest Church in South East Asia, The Taal Basilica, also known as the Basilica of St. Martin de Tours will give you that creepy feeling like you are in a sanctuary of some sorts. The church is built sometime in the 15th...More

Thank jeymorales
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I've been here, first time was for a cousin's wedding. Still get awed by how grande it looks whether inside or outside the church. The altar is beautiful and being inside does feel it's the largest church in Southeast Asia....More

Thank dallydd
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Church was sacred and beautiful, the architecture design was impressive, pag pasok pa lang all I can say is "wow" . Bandang gitna meron dun maliit na parang terrace. naalala ko tuloy yung noli me tangere. para kasing dun nagsasalita si padre damaso... hehehe.. pwede...More

Thank Akosijeck
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The Basilica of St Martin de Tours is a majestic sight on top of a hill as one goes to the center of Taal Town. It is said to be the largest church in Asia, and has been built on the third time (the first...More

Thank Marielle G
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

A must when visiting the town and offer a prayer. Situated in the heart of the town and just a couple of walks going to the restaurants and shops. Be creative to take a shot with this gigantic basilica.

Thank babang11travels
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We admired the facade of this beautiful church as we approached it. Once inside, one will notice the beautiful chandeliers. As you get closer to the altar, you'll notice the shimmering silver surrounding the tabernacle. As you make your way to the side, there is...More

Thank Grace0904
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Basilica St. Martin De Tours or the Taal Basilica is located in the town of Taal, Batangas. It is the largest church in the Philippines and of Asia. It was destroyed twice, once during the eruption of Taal Volcano and earthquake. The interior of the...More

1  Thank artistahun
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

You have not been to Taal, Batangas if you have not visited the Basilica of St. Martin de Tours which is a major landmark of the town. This grand display of the country's Catholic faith is considered to be the largest church in the Philippines...More

Thank jun_barnes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The basilica is one of the oldest and biggest churches in the Philippines (founded in 1878 if I'm not mistaken). Parking space is a little bit limited (we arrived a little late and had to park in the basketball court across the street. There is...More

Thank R0mm3l
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Bianca C
how to travel from manila to the St Martin of tours church?
5 April 2017|
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Response from karl m | Reviewed this property |
Best way os by SLEX then Startollway get off at Lipa City then follow road to Lemery. Lemery is next to Taal
How to commute from manila pls? Any suggestion also for cheap stay around the area? Thanks!
9 December 2016|
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Response from eteng2016 | Reviewed this property |
ride a bus going to Lemery Batangas and from there ride a jeepney going to Taal. Not sure about the accomodation though since we only stayed there for a whole day trip. You can search here in Tripadvisor for any deals.
How to get to St. Martin de Tours from Dasmariñas Cavite? Tnx
21 March 2016|
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