Famous Sites of Panay
The Famous Panay Bell is the biggest and most likely the heaviest Christian bell in Asia which was cast in 1878 using 70 sacks of coins. It is about 5 ft. in height and 7ft. in diameter and weighs 10.4 tons. The bell can be accessed through a 63-step iron stairway inside the tower of Sta. Monica church.
One of the oldest churches in the country, Sta. Monica Church was built o 1774. With majestic Baroque influences defined by the use of attached coupled piers in Corinthian style, the architecture of the facade is articulated following the tenets of the Baroque movement. The grand structure of the church is made.
up of coral stone which is 70m long, 25m wide and 18m high. The wall are 3m thick, the floor is covered with marble. Its structure is shaped in the form of latin cross with one large central altar and four lateral ones, the gilded gorgeously sculptured of a fine hardwood. Various polychromed statues are highly decorated in an artistic quality..
Napti Island is a small uninhabited island located north of Brgy. Agojo. From the mainland, it can be reached in 15 minutes by boat ride. Its shore is white made of white stones and coral reefs remains. Plenty of live coral reefs can be found in the surrounding coast, making it ideal for snorkelling and scuba diving.