The historic Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Puerto Princesa

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Immaculate Conception Cathedral is just one of the tourist attractions in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. It is located along Rizal Avenue in Barangay Liwanag (located across Plaza Cuartel). This cathedral is very historic. This used to be a small church during the Spanish occupation (circa 1872).

Inside Immaculate Conception Cathedral - Palawan

In 1961, it was developed to become a cathedral. Although there were developments made, the church edifice was preserved. Its design, as you may have noticed, have angular structures. The arches inside and outside the church are pointed.

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If you happen to be in Puerto Princesa during the Feast of the Immaculate Conception (celebrated from November 29 to December 8), you will see their grand celebration in honor of their patroness. 🙂

2 thoughts on “The historic Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Puerto Princesa”

  1. @Maiku: -Historically, the place was named after Princess Eulalia of Spain, born in 1864 to Queen Isabel II and her consort, Dr. Francisco de Asis. When the princess suffered an untimely death, the Queen changed the name to Puerto de la Princesa. Eventually, the name was reduced to Puerto Princesa as it is known today.

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