St. Augustine Church commonly called as Paoay church built in 1694 and was completed in 1710. This church is well known of its age and unique architectural design combining Gothic, Baroque and Oriental accents, a prime example of Earthquake Baroque architecture. With its structure made by coral brick and 24 massive Buttress, this church gained its reputation to withstand destructive earthquakes like those of in the 17th and 18th century that destroys a lot of large structures. No wonder that it became a must see place in Ilocos.
|24 massive Buttress|
St. Augustine Church Bell tower.
|Inside Paoay Church|