It is only 27 kilometres from our jumping off point at the SM City Mall parking lot in Iloilo to the Church of St John of Sahagun in Tigbauan. It’s an easy 35 to 40 minute drive.
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It is difficult to establish exactly when the Church in Tigbauan was originally built. It appears that an original church may have been built in the late 16th century (possibly between 1575 and 1580 when Friar Luis de Montoya was assigned as Prior). There had been no ‘resident’ parish priest at Tigbauan until his arrival. Continue Reading
Two more significantly historical churches have been added to slideshow section:
- The Old, late 19th Century, Romanesque/Byzantine Style Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria in Leon, Iloilo is now available for your viewing.
- The mid1800′s venerable Churriqueresque style Church of St. John of Sahagun in Tigbauan, Iloilo has also been completed and added to the slideshows for your enjoyment…
Simply click on the Slideshows button above and make your choice between the 8 historic and significant churches included. Once you’re done with your slideshow why not read the full story of the church in the Churches section. You’ll be glad you did…
The Church of Saint John of Sahagun in Tigbauan is now available at: The Churches, Complete Versions. Enjoy!