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Address: Paredes St. at Plaza Calderon de la Barca | Binondo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 2-242-4041
Description: The altar's replica of St. Peter's dome impresses visitors to this...
The altar's replica of St. Peter's dome impresses visitors to this historic church.
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This is located in Chinatown and is a lovely old church that is full of interesting history. This was an effort by the Spanish to advance Christianity among the Chinese and is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Sydney
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161 reviews 161 reviews
37 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is located in Chinatown and is a lovely old church that is full of interesting history. This was an effort by the Spanish to advance Christianity among the Chinese and is worth a visit.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It was our traditional visita iglesia that Maundy Thursday. Our van came from Our Lady of Remedies in Malate and we decided to visit Binondo Church. Good we found a parking slot in front of Carvajal Alley for there were a lot of cars in the streets together with the many faithful most of them youngsters on a procession carrying... More 

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Pasig, Philippines
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Our last church to visit and my first time to visit Binondo Church in Manila. Solemly prayed for my family, relatives and friends and ended our Visita Iglesia 2015 feeling blessed. The Church is beautiful inside and out and with a beautiful fountain outside where you can rest. My kids even throw one peso coins and wish as if its... More 

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Manila
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Binondo church is one of the heritage churches in the Philippines, that I've been to, that has amazing facade, walls and color. The interior is really attractive and elegant.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I was there during a wedding which was really nice to see. The church is pretty, San Sebastian is better.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Better inside than outside, it is well worth a visit. It is close to the Divisoria market and to the Chinatown. One may walk from the intramuros or get a jeepney (a small bus) or a tricycle.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

let's face iit, you want to see amazing churches in Asia, The Philippines is the place. This one is just over the Jones Bridge from Intromuros, almost in Chinatown. It is quite grand, very airy and in amazingly good shape. Obviously well cared for and a haven from the chaos that is Binondo. Worth sticking your head inside and taking... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Binondo Church was built by the Dominicans in the 16th century. It is located along the busy street of Quintin Paredes so you won't miss this on your way to Divisoria if coming from Escolta. The beautiful altar resembles that of the St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Today, it has been renamed as The Minor Basilica of Saint Lorenzo... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I am hindu but i believe in all religions. thats why i often visit church in Manila and this church is one of the good in manila. It is located in the District of Binondo, Manila fronting Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz, in the Philippines.

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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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