Laoag Cathedral (Saint William Metropolitan Cathedral)

Another reason I want to come back in Ilocos Norte is this church.  Also known as Saint William Metropolitan Cathedral, is one of the biggest and oldest churches in the country. It is known for its Italian Renaissance design and its Sinking Bell Tower, which sinks into the ground at a rate of an inch a year.
The wooden chapel was damaged by hurricane, earthquake and by fire, thus replaced by the present church of Italian Renaissance. And like Paoay church, it is also inscribed in UNESCO's oldest churches.  Located at the very heart of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.
I wish we had more time exploring around the church, but we have to go home to get ready for an early morning.


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