Click on any of the images to see the enlarged copy and narratives of the photo. Tumauini, Isabela: Parish Church of San Matias, built in the 1780s by the Dominicans.
This is the best-preserved church ensemble in Isabela although its convento is in ruins.
The church can be considered to be the best and most artistic brick structure in the Philippines.
The delicate brickwork is evident in the church itself and also in the cylindrical,
confectionery-like bell tower (a later addition). In the convento's vaulted ceiling may
still be seen impressions of the mats that were used as forms to mold wet plaster
during construction. A low, undulating brick wall circumscribes the front garden.
[PDI, Dec 16, 2001]
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