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Our Lady of the Abandoned Parish Quick Visit

Right across the street from the Marikina Shoe Museum is the old Marikina Church called Our Lady of... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
PinayTravelista
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Iligan City, Iligan, Philippines
A testament to the Filipino's devotion to Mother Mary

We marveled at the religious icons in the church while praying. The church is very silent in... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Malou B
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Quezon City
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Right across the street from the Marikina Shoe Museum is the old Marikina Church called Our Lady of the Abandoned Parish. It stood massively with the cars, trikes, cabs rushes by in the small streets surrounding it. We decided to check it out and see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

We marveled at the religious icons in the church while praying. The church is very silent in between church services. People drop by to pray silently.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Malou B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A very solemn place to meditate and pray. This church is old classic cathedral in Marikina a very big church with a very elegant painting from wall to ceiling . From non Marikeños ...you can list down this for your next Visita Iglesia and you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The structure of the outside of the church gives you the idea of how old it is and that makes it more interesting. The inside of the church is cool and solemn. I am amazed by the painting designs on the columns and the front...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Whenever I visit this church, I always feel that I am in a sacred place. I just hope that it will be kept in good condition so future generations could appreciate this holy place as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Regina1214
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I find serenity in this holy place. When I am troubled, I see to it that I visit this church to pray the rosary and attend mass. The interiors are very nice and newly renovated.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank celolaguer
Reviewed 4 April 2018

dont bring your car, its very hard to find parking esp on sundays. shoe museum is near the church if you like to see 'em.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank anne_love32
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lot's of churches all over the world, and lots of history. BUT, what i found really unique about this church is the construction style that opens almost completely both long side walls so there is virtually and open air environment for the congregation, and you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

a place for adoration, thanks giving, a place so solemn where you can perfectly find solitude and receive grace from god.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank gdt_1426
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Attended a wedding ceremony here yesterday, and I have to say this church looks very rustic and simple from the outside, belying its beautiful interiors. The complex houses several structures and chapels. The main church itself is huge but not imposing, creating intimacy even for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Anna May V
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