Famous Churches – San Guillermo Parish Church,Baroque Church,Passi City Iloilo, Philippines


San Guillermo Parish Church,Baroque Church,Passi City Iloilo, Philippines

Baroque church of Passi City Iloilo was constructed  in 1812, it is one  of the 72 different  Agustinian Churches in the Panay Island . The fire caused by lighting in its earlier years destroyed the original structure and was subsequently reconstructed to its’ present condition. The Churchis home to the large number of images of the Blessed Virgin. A garden adorn with quite a number of saints is also found here. They named it Jardin de los Santos. In spite of the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo which half-buried the church on October 1, 1995, the structure is still being used as place of worship. It was already a world renowned tourist. The church boasts of having main retablo, side retablos and pulpit that are heavily gilded with gold leaves. The rich decorations of the church depict the Baroque style of architecture. The retablos niches are filled with centuries- old statues which were saved from destruction of the lahar.

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