San Sebastian Cathedral Bacolod City

I dream of a stunning church . I dream of a beautiful coral stone structure. I dream of seeing a church that has an outstanding feature with amazing and delightful stained glass windows. 


Cathedral of San Sebastian in Bacolod
San Sebastian Cathedral – Bacolod


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Inside the San Sebastian Cathedral in Bacolod City


The Cathedral of San Sebastian in the City of Bacolod was built in 1876 and founded by Bishop Mariano Cuartero. Fray Mauricio Ferrero, became the first parish priest.

Cathedral of San Sebastian in Bacolod
 Marble Holy Water Font

Cathedral of San Sebastian in Bacolod

Once you enter the cathedral of San Sebastian you will notice the style of the church . It is composed of three arches. The foundations of this church are coral stones and now wrapped with a thin layered cement. Outside of the church , there are two huge bells  known as Centennial Belfry which was built by Sugarlandia Lions Club of Bacolod City.The bell towers give you an entirely different look of eastern European style . 
The Cathedral of San Sebastian (Bacolod City) 


The Cathedral of San Sebastian  is situated in the maintown  fronting Bacolod Public Plaza . The church which was originally a small chapel , declared into a cathedral in 1933.
Beside the church , there is also a convento or typical bahay na bato …
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Centennial Belfry


Getting there is easy. You can travel by air . Major airline companies in the Philippines  such as Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Zest Air have daily flights that will take you to Bacolod City. It is about 45-60 minute flight. 
Outside of Bacolod City – Silay International airport, you can hire private vans, cabs or tricycle that will take you to the city. 

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