Visita Iglesias de Tarlac

Address: Tarlac City, Philippines

Latitude: 15.4666667

Longitude: 120.5833333

Time Zone: Philippine Time

Categories: Activities

Tags: Cultural, Tourist-free

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The province of Tarlac is the destination fo inscribe Tours Traditional Visita Iglesia this lent.
Notable churches within historic towns are: Santo Nino Church in Bamban-one of the first settlements to revolt against Spanish rule, the San Nicolas de Tolentino Church in Capas-terminus of the infamous Bataan Death March, the iconic san Sebastian Cathedral, site of the Tarlac Revolutionary congress, many centuries ago, and the Sanctuario de la Imaculada Concepcion where Ninoy Aquino (father of our Pres. Ninoy Aquino and husband of late Pres. Corazon Aquino) began his political career.
The tour's highlight is the famous pilgrimage site, Monasterio de Tarlac in San Jose, which keeps what is believed to be a fragment from the cross of Jesus at Calvary. The sacred relic is the only one of its kind in Asia.
Join the Lent tours and you'll discover other churches in Tarlac which are worth visiting.

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