Miago Church

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Miago Church: It’s located in Iloilo city which is the biggest city, and capital of Panay Island. It also has one of the oldest churches there, called Miag-ao Church.” The Church of Santo Tomas de Vilanueva” was built by Spanish Augustinian missionaries in 1786. On the front of the church, there is a detailed picture of a large coconut tree. According to an old legend, it is based off of a mother and her 2 kids. In the story, the mother passes away by the time a coconut tree provides coconuts to keep the 2 kids alive.

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It’s located in Iloilo city which is the biggest city, and capital of Panay Island. It also has one of the oldest churches there, called Miag-ao Church.” The Church of Santo Tomas de Vilanueva” was built by Spanish Augustinian missionaries in 1786. On the front of the church, there is a detailed picture of a large coconut tree. According to an old legend, it is based off of a mother and her 2 kids. In the story, the mother passes away by the time a coconut tree provides coconuts to keep the 2 kids alive.

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