Sta. Maria Church, also called as The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, is UNESCO World Heritage site located in Burgos Rd, Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, in nothern Philippines.
The Santa Maria Church is an attraction to both tourists and Catholics in Ilocos Sur. It is not only a reminiscent of the four centuries of Spanish domination of that area but also a unique structure with a diversified architectural design of bricks and mortar. It was built on top of a hill not only as a lookout and a citadel but as a religious center during the early administration of the region by both the friars and soldiers of Spain. – Wikipedia.