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Churches in Laguna to Visit for Visita Iglesia

During holy week, the Catholic faithful perform religious activities such as going on pilgrimages to various miraculous churches for prayer and reflections. One of the most visited during Lenten Season is the historical province of Laguna because of its old and gorgeous churches. This holy week, go on a road trip to Laguna and pay each of these churches a visit for your Lenten Visita Iglesia and station of the cross.

Here are some churches to visit if you want to do a Visita Iglesia in Laguna:

Churches in Laguna for Visita Iglesia

1. Saint Paul the First Hermit Cathedral in San Pablo

Address: M. Paulino St. San Pablo City, San Pablo, Laguna
Website: http://www.dioceseofsanpablo.com
Contact Number: (049) 562-1039
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Churches in Laguna for Visita Iglesia

2. St. Agustine Church in Bay

Address: J. Rizal Ave. Poblacion, Bay Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 536-0275

Churches in Laguna for Visita Iglesia

3. Saint Anthony de Padua Church in Pila

"Diocesan Shrine of San Antonio de Padua"
Address: Mabini St, Pila Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 559-5065 / 559-5078
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Churches in Laguna for Visita Iglesia

4. Immaculate Conception Church in Sta Cruz

Address: P. Guevarra Avenue, Santa Cruz, Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 808-1041

Churches in Laguna for Visita Iglesia

5. Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Pagsanjan

Address: National Highway, Poblacion Pagsanjan, Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 501-4121
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Churches in Laguna for Visita Iglesia

6. Saint Mary Magdalene Church in Magdalena

Address: Poblacion, Magdalena Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 503-0658
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7. Saint John the Baptist Church in Liliw

Address: Barangay Poblacion, Liliw, Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 563-3511
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Churches in Laguna for Visita Iglesia

8. Saint Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Nagcarlan

Address: Rizal St. Nagcarlan Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 563-1006
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Churches in Laguna for Visita Iglesia

9. Saint Gregory the Great Church in Majayjay

"A National Cultural Treasure"
Address: F. Blumentritt St., Poblacion, Majayjay Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 573-6305
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10. Parish of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Church in Cavinti

Address: Jose P. Rizal Street, Barangay Poblacion, Cavinti Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 256-2094

11. Saint Sebastian the Martyr Parish Church in Lumban

Address: Poblacion, Lumban Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 501-4601

12. Saint John the Baptist Parish in Kalayaan

Address: Longos, Kalayaan Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 802-0110

13. Saint James the Apostle Church in Paete

Address: Quesada St. cor Almeda St. Paete, Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 557-0114

14. San Pedro de Alcantara Parish in Pakil

"Diocesan Shrine of Nuestra SeƱora de los Dolores de Turumba"
Address: Tavera Street cor. TBR Pakil, Laguna
Contact Number: (049) 557-0211

Churches in Laguna for Visita Iglesia

Don't miss the equally beautiful Saint John the Baptist Church in Calamba, Saint Polycarp Parish Church in Cabuyao, Santa Rosa de Lima Parish Church in Santa Rosa, San Isidro Labrador Church in Calauan, Nuestra Senora de Candelaria Church in Mabitac and other churches in Laguna.

This list of churches can serve as your guide in planning a Visita Iglesia in Laguna this Lenten Season.


If you're coming from southern Metro Manila, take South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and start your Visita Iglesia in San Pablo, then go to Bay via Calauan, then proceed to Pila, Sta. Cruz and Pagsanjan. Go back to Sta. Cruz and take San Luis Road going to the town of Magdalena, from there proceed to Liliw via the Liliw-Magdalena Road. Next is Nagcarlan then proceed to Majayjay, Cavinti, Lumban, Kalayaan, Paete, and lastly, Pakil. Go back to Manila via the Manila East Road passing through the province of Rizal.

If you're coming from Quezon City and northern cities or provinces north of Manila, take the reverse route starting from Pakil Church and end at San Pablo Church. Take South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) going back to Manila.



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