Torre ti Bacarra, Relic of A Bygone Era

The Bacarra Tower was built in 1828 by an Augustinian missionary, Fr. Bergier. It was originally a 50-meter high, 3-storey structure, but was ruined twice by earthquakes in 1931 and 1971 causing it to lean and lose its dome. The heavy giant bronze bell on the belfry is now lost, but the beauty of the tower has remained. Declared a  National Cultural Treasure in 1973, it is one among the  significant historical and architectural landmarks in the Philippines.

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2 thoughts on “Torre ti Bacarra, Relic of A Bygone Era

    • thanks. you should visit it. it was beautiful when i shot it, especially because the sun was dramatic. i was waiting for the bats….. saw thousands of them but it got too dark… no way for a decent shot.

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