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Sacred Relic of The True Cross

Monasterio de Tarlac | San Jose, Tarlac, Luzon, Philippines
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THis is usually our family getaway on times of hardships and trials in life. But now, everything... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
roen f
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We spent our second sunday of the year 2017 in this monastery to give thanks for all the blessings... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Anna G
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Monasterio de Tarlac | San Jose, Tarlac, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

THis is usually our family getaway on times of hardships and trials in life. But now, everything is going smoothly, maybe its time for us to come back and give thanks. THe place was so nice and orderly. I hope visitors could maintain its cleanliness...More

Thank roen f
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We spent our second sunday of the year 2017 in this monastery to give thanks for all the blessings God given to our family. Even if took us a long journey to get there, its all worth it. Seeing other tourist come all the way...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Together with my former colleagues from Cainta municipality, we went to this so called sacred relic of the true cross in San Jose, Tarlac. It was a 2hrs journey with private vehicle. We left Cainta at 6am and arrived in the place just in time...More

Thank oyette2013
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a very good place to show your faith and respect to your religion. Their mass is very solemn and organized though the chapel was a bit small to accommodate the growing number of devotees attending their masses. If you want to save money,...More

Thank Yana O
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here on our last trip to the Philippines. Went with family and really enjoyed the trip. Very peaceful and lots of photo ops. The monastery was very beautiful. Also the statue of jesus is very large. Reminds me of the one in Rio....More

1  Thank MIKE_81_35
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the True Cross, church and monastery. It was about one hour drive from central Tarlac with some pretty nice scenery on the way. The drive is easy but there is one slope at the end which is really steep; be careful not to...More

Thank srhmmj
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Quite expensive tour but worth visiting the place for its amazing attractions, beaches and weather. Shopping is reasonable as well as food.

Thank mamasun88
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The climb uphill was full of expectations, ones that was delivered. The view from the top is breathtaking. The monastery complex is very well planned with all the facilities conveniently accessible, even for those on wheelchairs. Once we have entered the complex, we immediately feel...More

Thank GerryBA
Reviewed 20 July 2016

been here and was amazed by the place. so calm, peaceful and truly nature. people around are all courteous. they also implement a noise free environment. if you want to be off the busy city and relax, well... a true recommendation from a rider of...More

Thank michael P
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We do our traditional Bisita Iglesia every year and we decided to go to Tarlac and see what it can offer. We had 7 Churches in one day and last to our list is Monasterio de Tarlac in San Jose. Planning your itinerary should be...More

Thank rey m
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