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Camalaniugan, Cagayan – Home of the Oldest Church Bell in the Far East

Posted on April 21, 2012

Sancta Maria Bell, forged in 1595 From the Spanish church ruins of Pudtol, Apayao, we continued northeast of Cagayan province. Just off the national highway en route to the busy trading town of Aparri is the riverside municipality of Camalaniugan, which – as proudly heralded on the town’s welcome arch – is the home of the oldest Catholic church bell in the Far East. After having seen the largest church bell in Asia at Pan-ay, Capiz, I was looking forwardRead More