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Address: Remedios & M H del Pilar Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: Also known as "Our Lady of Miraculous Medal," the Virgin Mary image in the...
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.
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Beautiful to sit in for some peace and quiet

The church was under extensive renovations when we visited. It was really nice to escape the street and sit in peace and quiet as well as see all the locals come in to pray.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It is really nice and wonderful. Your stay in Manila would not be completed without visiting this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The (Malate) Church, is one of the oldest church in the Philippines, that was able to retain its baroque style. I, aside from my family likes to come here because each and every priests in Malate Church knows how to have a good interaction with their parishioners.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

it is a baroque style church, with the facade so stunning you may want to just stare at its ceiling forever. its solemn and it just by the road side for easy entry and exit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The church was under extensive renovations when we visited. It was really nice to escape the street and sit in peace and quiet as well as see all the locals come in to pray.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

One of the oldest churches in Manila -- Malate Church. This is located just behind the Rajah Sulayman.

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just like any other churches, the Malate church is another historical church for anyone to visit. It's located at the roadside and very easy for one to visit. The church is relatively smaller than the churches I visited in Manila but it's the historical value that makes it special. Another attraction you might want to see is just across the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The Malate Catholic Church was originally built in 1588 by the Augustinian (OSA) friars and is considered one of the oldest churches in Manila, outside the walls of Intramuros. through the years it has been damaged by natural disasters and it has been rebuilt several times over the past four centuries. the bricks of the outside of the church is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Don't get me wrong, this church is beautiful and is a sight everyone should see. I do suggest you think about the area a little bit first. I walked from the New World hotel down to the church. I was ok going solo because I know the area and it doesn't bother me. If you are on edge about poverty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Friends took my wife and me to palm Sunday Mass at Malate Church. It was good from my point of view because the priest was Irish and the mass was said in English rather than tugalog. The church is very ornate with lots of statues and pictures but because a mass was in progress and the church was packed I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I attended mass here on a recent visit to Manila. The Church is old and in need of a lot of repairs. The state of the Church does not take away from the feeling of history it has. Mass was celebrated by an Irish Priest, it was amazing that I know his brother well. I was made to feel very... More 

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Address: Remedios & M H del Pilar Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila

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