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Address: Pope John Paul II Ave (Between New Era and Arca St) | Mabolo, Cebu City, Philippines
Phone Number: 032 231 5931

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Nice place to pray and meditate

The is place near Cebu Business Park along Salinas Drive. A nice and quiet place to pray and meditate. This is the place where Pres. Cory Aquino seek refuge before the EDSA... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The is place near Cebu Business Park along Salinas Drive. A nice and quiet place to pray and meditate. This is the place where Pres. Cory Aquino seek refuge before the EDSA Revolution.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I was just intrigued to see this place, which is not too far from the Cebu Business Park, for the main reason that this was the monastery where former President Corazon Aquino took refuge in during the EDSA revolution in 1986. For that single historical significance alone, the trip is worth the while. But more than that, the place provides... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I like the people so friendly approachable. Willing to a extend their help. hope many people will visit cebu city. Good food as well specially lechon..and chicharon i want some here..

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Mass here is almost always solemn. The ambience is wonderful. The altar is beautiful. Although the church has modernized, they still try to keep it traditional in so many ways.

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Mandaluyong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The Carmelite Monastery is located in the Centre of Cebu. Inside is a Charming Church. Beside the Church is a Souvenir Shop where you can buy Religious Items. They also sell fruits, veggies and other items too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The monastery is very accessible since it's just along the road. However, when you are inside the church all you can hear is silence. You can indeed pray solemnly without disturbance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The carmelite monastery is more of a place for prayer than an attraction. It does have a beautiful garden but if you go here, it should be because you want to pray. Still it's worth a visit........

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a really nice chapel and I went there on a Sunday afternoon because of Lee Den's information here that there is a rite going on. Today there was a real cermon happening (not a mass though, as the priest pointed out) which started at 4:30pm and it was beautiful with the nuns performing extensive gregorian chants. I'm very... More 

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Cebu city
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The carmelite monastery is more of a place for prayer than an attraction. It does have a beautiful garden but if you go here, it should be because you want to pray. Still it's worth a visit.

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Mandaue, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I go there when my heart is heavy. I sit there quietly. And there is peace that most often would calm my troubled heart. No my problems do not immediately go away, because some problems take time to sort out. But I will have a moment of peace...

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