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The Episcopal Church of Saint Mary the Virgin

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Address: Poblacion, Sagada, Luzon 2619, Philippines
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One of the tourist destination (walking tour) before heading to Echo valley. This church depict the history of Sagada and how the Americans influence the place.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeng14
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the tourist destination (walking tour) before heading to Echo valley. This church depict the history of Sagada and how the Americans influence the place.

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is a refuge, so quiet that gives that peace of mind. Coming from the long treks and caving, this church is a good place to visit if you want to pray and pour out all your worries.

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manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Upside 1. Location - near to everything (wet and dry market, restaurants, saturday market day, tourist center, quite near to Inandako Inn and a soccer field, the entry to the Echo Valley Trail is to the side 2. Go to the second floor, perfect for photos! 3. Nice place to go to if you want peace and quiet 4. Parking... More 

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RENO,NV
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was amazed of the altar's appearance. The statue of Jesus Christ was made of wood and beside it were wood carvings but I really can't identify the images. Since it was almost 5 pm, it was almost empty, very solemn. It's my first visit to this church so I made three(3) wishes!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

It was really nothing special as far as a attraction. It was a ok church that was closed. Nice construction ..nothing grand set in the Sagada area woods. Just a relaxing walk..but not awsome

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Luzon, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

the simplicity of the church complements the simplicity of sagada. entering the church will give you goosebumps knowing the traditional ways of burial and ceremonies being held every now and then. they embrace christianity without sacrificing their tradition and culture.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Nobody goes to Sagada without visiting the Church which has been there for a century. The grounds are perfect for photos, they have services every morning. Perfect for weddings too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The long walk and trail going to this church is worth upon entering the premises. Nice architecture and interior. One can pray solemnly in this church and be alone with God. It's nice to visit this place and be thankful to God for the wonderful place we spent our vacation

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Bacoor, Philippines
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We are Catholics but that will not stop us in visiting other Houses of Worship most especially if the architecture meets our fancy. This is one of those since this is Episcopalian. This church is really very beautiful, the altar simple as it is is very nice, the building itself shows sturdiness. The interior is not sparse but very simple... More 

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

If you ask your tour guide, this church isn't always open. Thankfully, when we went there, it was! and so we got to see the inside. Most of the people of Sagada are Episcopalian because they were the only missionaries who came to the place during the American occupation. (The Roman Catholic church in Sagada is only built very recently).... More 

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