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Binondo Church

Paredes St. at Plaza Calderon de la Barca | Binondo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
2-242-4041
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Ranked #8 of 77 Attractions in Manila
Type: Religious Sites
Description: The altar's replica of St. Peter's dome impresses visitors to this historic church.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

tourist are advice to visit this church it have been refurvish and repair have been done a very big church at chinatown area, local residence held there wedding and baptissmal there.

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Mandaluyong
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The Binondo Church was given a facelift this year and many critics have said it was done the wrong way. Personally i would have preferred how it looked before the renovation. The inside of the Church is tacky in my opinion. The ceiling paintings were done in a manner that doesn't emphasize class Despite the changes to the Church, the... More

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Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

this is the oldest catholic church in binondo, the converted chinese usually pray in this shrine. this is the landmark in the area. the facade is still well maintain and the inside still stand solemn. when you are in the binondo try to visit and pray and according to some old chinese your wish will come true.

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Baliuag, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Located at Quentin Paredes St., Plaza Calderon de la Barca in Binondo, its intricately designed interior reflects the Hispanic culture that has not only influenced the Filipinos but also our Chinese brothers and sisters who have come to settle in our motherland. I go to this church twice a month to pray with family nor friends. :)

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful churches in the city, very old building located in the north of the city across the river near Chinatown .. This church has a feature that makes it unique in that its fantastic architecture, my eye has been captivated in front of this beauty. The interior is much more simple and contemporary,... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Many years ago, its name has been changed to honor the first Filipino saint, SAN LORENZO RUIZ. It seems to have retained everything else though. It is immediately evident that this is an old, old church . . . an ancient church which is actually not uncommon in the entire country, having been under Spanish (ergo, Catholic) rule for about... More

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Vigan, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The architecture is great and beautiful but it's not as imposing as the other old and great churches in the Philippines. At night, the lack of enough lighting makes Binondo Church a pitiful display in front of a plaza teaming with wonderful and colorful fountains lighted with different colors. The interior is however appealing. The paintings at the ceiling is... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I've visited Binondo Church several times, and each time I get more and more disappointed. It's nice to have a church in the middle of a chaotic district, but sometimes the noise is just too loud that you cannot hear anything anymore. Still, the place remains solemn, and is a testament to the mix of Chinese culture and Roman Catholicism... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Binondo Church where it is enshrined to this day on a glass-covered niche near the side entrance of the church. Another shrine located in San Nicholas district was built on the site of the old well where the miraculous image of Christ was found.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

A visit to Binondo is not complete without a stopover to Binondo Church. This is the home of our 1st Filipino Saint San Lorenzo Ruiz.

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