Santa Maria Church, Ilocos Sur

Santa Maria Church or La Asuncion de la Ñuestra Señora Church is one of the 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Baroque Churches of the Philippines.

Santa Maria Church, Ilocos Sur

Santa Maria Church, Ilocos Sur
Its bell tower

Santa Maria Church was built in 1765 under Augustinian order. The bell tower was constructed a distance away from the main church to prevent possible main church damage from earthquakes.

Santa Maria Church, Ilocos Sur

Santa Maria Church, Ilocos Sur

Unfortunately, church is closed when we went there and we didn’t get to see the interiors.