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Photos of Bohol Churches: Before and After the October 15, 2013 Earthquake

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Last October 15, 2013, the Island of Bohol was badly affected by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which left the six heritage churches of Bohol heavily damaged.

Baclayon Church in Bohol before the Earthquake
Baclayon Church in Bohol before the Earthquake

Just like Pampanga, Cebu, Quezon, Manila, Iloilo and Bicolandia, Bohol has numerous century old historical landmarks that is considered as National Treasures of the Philippines.


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NCCA identified the national cultural treasures affected as the following: Church of San Pedro in Loboc, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Baclayon, the Church of Our Lady of Light in Loon, Maribojoc Church, the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption in Dauis, and another 19th century church in Loay Bohol.

Here are some of the Photos of Bohol Churches before and after the Earthquake:

Loboc Church Before and After the Earthquake
Church of San Pedro in Loboc Before and After (Photo: @JAMICH Twitter)

Photos of Bohol Churches after the Earthquake
Photos of Bohol Churches after the Earthquake / Photo Credit: @jedcortes Twitter

Loon-Church-by-@LailRara-Twitter
Loon Church photo by @LailRara Twitter

Saint Vincent Parish Church in Maribojoc Bohol by @rod_bolivar Twitter
Saint Vincent Parish Church in Maribojoc Bohol by @rod_bolivar Twitter

Various Bohol Churches Photos after the Earthquake by @Amirkimpoy Twitpic
Various Bohol Churches Photos after the Earthquake by @Amirkimpoy Twitpic

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts, National Historical Commission of the Philippines, and the National Museum have expressed their commitment to rehabilitate the ten heritage churches damaged by the quake both in Cebu and Bohol.

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