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Bantay Bell Tower

Explore # 152 - November 25, 2008

 

The picturesque bellfry sits on a hilltop (atop the Calvario Hill) overlooking a vivid green vast of pastureland and the mountain view of the Province of Abra. It was used as a watchtower for invading enemy forces during World Wars I and II. Evidently, the Bantay Church and bell tower are the monumental witnesses to various atrocities, uprisings and staged revolts.

Text from: www.santa.gov.ph/ilocossur/cmbantaytourism.html

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Taken on November 22, 2008