The Boac Cathedral in Marinduque

Boac Catheral Marinduque Immaculate Conception Monserrat Location History Construction Architecture Layout Parish Schedule Mass Wedding Priest Statue Tour Visit Structure Building Convent Worship The Boac Cathedral is located in Boac City in Marinduque Province. The Boac Cathedral, officially known as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, is the oldest existing structure of Marinduque built in 1580. The earthquake-Baroque architecture was originally called Monserrat de Marinduque later renamed Immaculate Conception Church by Jesuits. Now officially called Boac Cathedral, the retablo main and side altars stand as major feature. Boac is the capital of the island province of Marinduque. It is located 155 kilometers southeast of Manila.

To get to Boac from Manila, take a JAC, Jam, Tritran, Lucena Lines or South Star Bus and take the Manila to Lucena Route. Specifically, choose buses that will take you to the Talao-Talao Pier in Lucena City.  From the Talao-Talao Pier, passengers bound for Mogpog, Boac, Gasan or Buenavista must choose Balanacan Pier while passengers bound for Santa Cruz and Torrijos may choose going to the Buyabod Pier.

From the Balanacan Pier, vans and jeeps can take kyouk to your destination. From the Buyabod Pier, tricycles and jeeps are available to take you to Santa Cruz, and air conditoned vans and regular jeeps are available for Torrijos-bound passengers.

 

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