Baker's Hill is a famous hang out place in Palawan, known for their freshly baked goodies like hopia, munchies and crinkles. It is located on top of a...
The town of Lazi is home to St. Isidore Labradore Church and Convent. The church has been declared as a National Historical Shrine in the 1970's.
The convent is said to be the biggest convent in the whole of Asia. Conceptualization and construction of the St. Isidore Labradore Convent began in 1857 by Augustinian Recollects and was completed by Filipino artisans in the year 1884.
The church's architecture shows old world grandeur with its massive doors, equally old belfry and antique bells, and intricate interior. Hand carved depictions of the Station of the Cross accents every window, a lofty and intricate ceiling vault and two, wood floors with herringbone pattern, period pulpits all contribute to a strikingly holy old world charm atmosphere.
The convent is a U-shaped massive structure which measures 50x50 meters—such size was colossal during the period it was made. The building was then used by the friars for resting and recreation. The is a typical Filipino stone house with a ground floor of thick stone layer and an upper level made of hardwood panels.