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Malate Church

Remedios & M H del Pilar Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #15 of 79 Attractions in Manila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Lookouts
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Also known as "Our Lady of Miraculous Medal," the Virgin Mary image in the Malate Church is where the Filipino have prayed in times of trouble for... more » Owner description: Also known as "Our Lady of Miraculous Medal," the Virgin Mary image in the Malate Church is where the Filipino have prayed in times of trouble for over four centuries. « less
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Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Several schedule of Sunday Holy Mass. We attended a 6 o clock service. The celebrant is a foreigner but speaks fluent Tagalog. The church is undergoing renovations.

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Perth
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Church very close to sleazy nightlife area Spend your time at Intramuros or Manila Bay Poorly built run down church

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Amsterdam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This church is dedicated to Nuestra Señora de Remedios, the patroness of childbirth. A baroque style architecture that can be seen close to the Plaza Rajah Soliman facing Manila Bay. The interior is elegant but not so big. The facade looks nice and should be restored looking the same. To look old is elegant not needed to be changed. Some... More

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Vallejo, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Great history told on the front wall. With stood WWII and is there to touch. Open during the weekends to visit services on Sunday.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

well again - not one of the best churches you would have seen but worth a look... the church inside feels old and tired... but the atmosphere is definitely peaceful...

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Sydney
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Right opposite Manilla Bay is the location of this old church that dates back to the time of colonisation of the Philippines by the Spanish. The stone walls and facade are becoming blackened by time and the ambience inside reeks of past history.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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66 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Facing the Manila Bay through the Plaza Raja Soliman is a 16th century gem, the Malate Church. The Baroque facade can be seen through a grove of old trees and is heavily battered by time, but the details are still visible. Presently (April 2014) the sides of the church are undergoing restoration, and it is hoped that the facade can... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I remember that i used to be an altar boy almost 4 years memories are still vivid best place to pray

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San Francisco/New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

a gorgeous church, built in the early 1600s, destroyed many times and always re-built. provides a peaceful haven amind bustling Malata

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This is a church with a long history. It was bombed by the US and the Japanese and it is worth reading the plaque and imagine the horror nearly 70 years ago. The church is being renovated and it is looking really nice. A busy place in down-town Manila. maybe the only place to will find some quiet!

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