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Vigan Cathedral, also known as St Paul's Cathedral is an earthquake baroque church built in 1574. Commissioned by Spaniard Juan de Salcedo but was unfortunately destroyed by an earthquake. The current church was constructed in 1790 and was finished in 1800. Cathedral features Neo-Gothic and pseudo Romanesque motifs. The baroque styled church has thick buttresses to support it through both earthquakes and typhoons
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Vigan Cathedral, also known as St Paul's Cathedral is an earthquake baroque church built in 1574.  Commissioned by Spaniard Juan de Salcedo but was unfortunately destroyed by an earthquake. The current church was constructed in 1790 and was finished in 1800.  Cathedral features Neo-Gothic and pseudo Romanesque motifs. The baroque styled church has thick buttresses to support it through both earthquakes and typhoons