Caramoran Church: The Oldest Structure on the Island of Catanduanes

The oldest structure on the island is a church — the St. John the Baptist Church, erected as the first parish church of the eastern town of Caramoran. It is still in use to this day.

Caramoran was founded as a town in 1676 side by side with the Catholic Church.

  • Bato Church - It took 53 years, from 1830 to 1883, to build this Church under six different parish administrators.