Diocesan Shrine of the Holy Cross | Things to do in Bato-Catanduanes

A popular local pilgrimage site, Diocesan Shrine of the Holy Cross hosts the original and first cross to stand in the province. It is also the burial site of Augustinian Fray Diego de Herrera, the priest who journeyed with Spanish conquistadores Legazpi and Urdaneta, and served as the first Catholic missionary in the province.
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Address:  , Bato, Catanduanes
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Nearby attractions

Batalay Mangrove Ecopark
Attraction
0.87 km away

Batalay Mangrove Ecopark is an emerging attraction in the town of Bato where a tourist can enjoy kayaking in the wide expanse of mangroves. The mangrove serves as spawning grounds for aquatic species and habitat of migratory birds like herons and egrets.

St. John the Baptist Church
Attraction
3.18 km away

The rustic town of Bato serves as the de facto heritage center of the province with its Spanish-era religious sites: a picturesque Catholic church, circa 1883, made up of mortar and coral stones. The church is of interest not only as an example of mid-colonization Filipino-Spanish architecture, but as a historical landmark. It was built under the polo system of forced labor for a total of 53 years from 1830 to 1883.

Bote Lighthouse
Attraction
3.38 km away

Get astonished and relieved by the Pacific View the Bote Lighthouse offers. It would take 15 to 30 minutes trek to reach the lighthouse with Sakahon Beach as the take off area.

Where to stay

Casa Remedios Bed & Breakfast
₱1200.00
Hotels and homes
11.02 km away

A private residence that provides a room & breakfast for travelers and guests and a warm & comfortable “home away from home ambiance"

JoSurfInn, Puraran at Majestics
₱700.00

Unwind and get close to nature at this inn in Puraran Beach, Baras, Catanduanes. This place invites you to take a breather away from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering you the basic amenities you need. Whether you’re looking for a new adventure, in a new town or a quiet respite from your busy schedule, this relaxing getaway has you covered.

Puraran Beach House
₱3500.00
Hotels and homes
14.30 km away

Unwind and get close to nature at this Holiday home in Puraran, Baras, Catanduanes. This place invites you to take a breather away from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering you the basic amenities you need. Whether you’re looking for a new adventure, in a new town or a quiet respite from your busy schedule, this relaxing getaway has you covered.

Getting there and around

 , Bato, Catanduanes

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