On the main highway in Puerto Princesa in Palawan is the Immaculate Conception Cathedral. It is the island’s central church, and in front of it is the Rizal Monument and Park.
The cathedral is 300 m from the Palawan Baywalk Park, or if you are feeling energetic right off the plane, it is 2.5 km from the airport. The cathedral is a tourist attraction, so you will surely be able to get directions if you get lost along the way. If you’re not in the mood to walk, you should have now problem getting a tricycle from anywhere in town.
The blue and white architecture on the outside is lovely, and inside the cathedral are religious edifices that are over a century old. The cathedral was built in 1872, during the Spanish occupation.
It is free to visit the church, and anyone is welcome to join mass, of which the schedule is posted on the door. Continue reading “The blue and white Palawan Cathedral, a photo”