Things to do in : Cavite: Bacoor Church

Located inwards Bacoor, inwards the tell of Cavite, Bacoor Church is ane of the oldest Castilian colonial era churches inwards the province.

Also known equally St. Michael The Archangel Parish, Bacoor Church was established inwards 1669. Like close Castilian colonial era churches built inwards the 17th century, this church building started out equally a humble house of worship constructed using onlu lite materials such equally nipa leaves, bamboos, as well as straws. The church building was renovated to that of its introduce architectural construction from 1825 to 1872 using adobe, tegula, as well as believe it or non duck egg whites to bond the adobe boulders together.
Bacoor Church facade

NHI Marker

Here's a niggling chip of history tidbit... Bacoor Church is associated to ane historical figure who became purpose of the awakening of the Filipino nationalism during the Castilian colonial era. This historical figure is Fr. Mariano Gomez. He was the parish priest of Bacoor Church when nosotros together amongst Fr. Jose Burgos as well as Fr. Jacinto Zamora was falsely defendant of treason, sedition as well as taking purpose inwards the failed Cavite mutiny. They would thus survive sentenced to perish past times garrote at Bagumbayan Field (now Luneta) on Feb 17, 1872.  The iii would afterwards on survive known equally GOMBURZA as well as would serve equally an inspiration to the novel generation of Filipino nationalists. 

Church interior

Church retabolo
Church retabolo as well as altar during the Holy Week

Church interior equally seen from the choir loft

The baptismal font
Choir loft equally seen from the altar
some marble slabs of influential people tin withal survive found within the church

One of the one-time bells found inwards the bell tower. Sadly it was a victim of vandalism
The mini chapel exterior the church

I got to view Bacoor Church during my historical tour of Cavite. It was the start finish that I visited during the said trip. I was impressed past times how the interior as well as facade of the church building was maintained. Although at that topographic point are enough of modern things added to the church, the Castilian colonial era experience withal prevails. Overall, Bacoor Church is a perfect house to view for a pilgrimage as well as equally good during your Holy Week's Visita Iglesia.
St. Michael the Archangel Parish

Getting there:

From Manila, ride whatever autobus or van that would transcend through Emilio Aguinaldo Hi-way. Tell te driver or conductor to drib yous off at Talaba. Once there, caput to Evangelista Street as well as thus board a jeepney going to Binakayan or Mabolo. Tell the driver to drib yous off at Saint Michael Church. 

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