Baras, One of the Oldest Churches in the Philippines

Baras Church is one of the oldest in the area, having been completed in 1686. The first church in Baras was built by the Franciscans in 1595. The town of Baras was transferred to Ibayo in 1682. It was the Jesuits who administered the parish from 1616 to 1679. The interior of the church was simply done. The altar and lecterns store artifacts unearthened beneath the church.

How to go to Baras Church

Location: San Jose St., Baras
How to get there: Take the Antipolo by-pass to reach the town proper.
Walking distance from the poblacion.
Travel time: 1 ½ hours’ drive from Mandaluyong City

Lifted from: www.philtravelcenter.com
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Punta de Fabian, Must-Visit Destination in Baras

What Punta de Fabian could offer to its guests? With the number of resorts in Rizal province, one might be asking this question upon hearing the resort’s name.

Punta de Fabian Amenities

Their About Us page claims that the resort combines the amenities you would see in luxury hotels. Well, it’s for you to see.

Punta de Fabian has a restaurant which doubles the function of a cafe and bar, infinity pool, fully furnished function rooms, and garden which can serve as venue for wedding reception.

In your stay here, you can enjoy basketball, volleyball, billiards, table tennis, dards, and other recreational and fun-bonding activities such as game boards and videoke.

Room Rates

Rates of their accommodations range from P3000 – P6000. The rates are inclusive of set breakfast, coffee and tea facility, complimentary mineral water, private toilet and bathroom, and the use of outdoor facilities.

Contact Information

Manila East Road, Barangay Evangelista,
Baras, Rizal, Philippines

Telephone numbers:
+63 (2) 994-9560
+63 (2) 994-9546

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Where to Stay in Rizal (Directory of Accommodations)

When you visit Rizal province and you have to stay over the night, you can check the following accommodations:

RESORTS

THUNDERBIRD RESORTS — RIZAL
(Fiesta Resort Casino)
Brgy. Bilibiran, Binangonan, Rizal
Tel. No.: 651.68.88
Fax No.: 651.38.93
Email: reservations@thunderbird-asia.com
Website: www.thunderbirdresorts.com

CLUB MANILA EAST RESORT
Km. 24, Manila East Road, Taytay, Rizal
Tel. No.: 660.28.01 / 658.20.65
Fax No.: 660.28.06 / 284.47.52
Email: info@clubmanilaeast.com
Website: www.clubmanilaeast.com

BOSO-BOSO HIGHLANDS RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER
Sitio Cabading, Brgy. San Jose, Antipolo City
Tel. No.: 650.01.25
Fax No.: 696.31.83

9 WAVES CIUDAD CHRISTIA RESORT
Carrieland Country Homes II, Ampid, San Mateo, Rizal
Tel. No.: 997.59.45 to 46
Fax No.: 997.99.99
Email: sales.9waves@gmail.com
Website: www.9wavesphilippines.com

LORELAND FARM RESORT
Ibabaw, Sitio Colaique, Bo. San Roque, Antipolo City
Tel. No.: 696.01.01 to 03
Fax No.: 696.01.06
Email: lorelandresort@yahoo.com

PUNTA DE FABIAN
Manila-East Road, Brgy. Evangelista, Baras
Tel. No.: 710.31.53 / 433.19.95
Telefax No.: 929.29.20
Email: puntadefabian@yahoo.com

HOTEL

SOGO HOTEL – CAINTA
Imelda Avenue, Barrio Tatlong Kawayan, Brgy. San Isidro, Cainta
Tel. No.: 249.24.31 to 33
Fax No.: 249.24.31
Email: sogo_cainta@yahoo.com

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Baras, Rizal

Baras is a 4th class municipality in the province of RizalPhilippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 31,524 people in 4,971 households.

Baras is politically subdivided into 10 barangays (9 urban, 1 rural).

  • Evangelista
  • Rizal (Pob)
  • San Jose
  • San Salvador
  • Santiago
  • Concepcion
  • San Juan
  • San Miguel
  • Mabini
  • Pinugay

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