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Address: Cabildo cor Beaterio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Phone Number: 632 5273093
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Former Philippine archbishops are buried in a crypt under the altar of...
Former Philippine archbishops are buried in a crypt under the altar of this majestic cathedral, whose 1951 completion commemorated the the five versions that came before it.
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Sight for quiet reflection

Try not to intrude on the worship but do take a good look at the chapels and windows. A series of side chapels and saints are all in active use alongside the nave

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

If you love visting old church you should visit manila cathedral it's newly renovated ambiance is very solemn

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Try not to intrude on the worship but do take a good look at the chapels and windows. A series of side chapels and saints are all in active use alongside the nave

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Levis, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

A large Church just inside the old Intramuros. Has been rebuilt after the second World War when a large part of Manilla was destroyed. The Pope visited the cathedral in last January. Clen and dedicated to the Virgin. A good place for a pilgrimage

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The first time I see the cathedral is when Pope Francis made his visit to the Philippines and it was really stunning. Really a magnificent structure. One of the oldest catholic church in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I had expected an old building inside but it seems very modern, airy and light. In contrast to European Cathedrals of similar age.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Nice renovated oldest church and a mass was held here by Pope Francis during his visit the month of January 2015. The area is surrounded by old buildings. Walking distance from this church is another old church which is San Agustin. There are restaurants around the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A recently renovated cathedral in the heart of Intramuros. Fabulous architecture and a fully operational cathedral which is small but perfectly reflected. Recently visited by Pope Francis and slightly spoilt by his posters still be up around the site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

On a day visiting some of the best reviewed Churches in Manila, Manila Cathedral stands to be on top of that list. A world heritage site, the history behind this place of worship is simply captivating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the places were Manila can tell you about its past during Spanish colonial era and recently where the present Pope Francis had celebrated one of his holy mass during his recent visit to the Philippines.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Church you want prayer regardless of the Christians

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