12 March 2015

#836 Philippines

The Saint John the Baptist Parish Church (Spanish: Iglesia Parroquial de San Juan Bautista), commonly known as Tabaco Church, is a Roman Catholic Church in the municipality of Tabaco, Albay, Philippines under the jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Legazpi.

The church of Tabaco was founded by the Franciscans under the advocacy of Saint John the Baptist and became an independent parish in 1616. It was also declared a National Cultural Treasure of the Philippines.

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