What sets Paoay Church apart from the many churches in the country is because of its three-dimensional visual experience from all its angle.
Fr. Antonio Estavillo started the church in 1694, was completed in 1710, and rededicated in 1896. The materials they used were coral stones and bricks to be earthquake-resistant. Alicia Coseteng dubbed Paoay Church as "Earthquake Baroque".
Though the church looks ascetic and barren inside, one can sense the magnificence and rich history that unfolds the whole of Paoay Church.