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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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Located just across Fort Santiago, this cathedral is in our list for the Intramuros tour. The architecture is simple yet beautiful. A souvenir shop is also available next to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

An amazing Cathedral monolithic enormity. in awe with how it was built but then I am an engineer.......

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Located just across Fort Santiago, this cathedral is in our list for the Intramuros tour. The architecture is simple yet beautiful. A souvenir shop is also available next to the Cathedral. In front of the cathedral, there'll be a lot of people offering tricycle ride or Kalesa (horse carriage). I prefer to walk around Intramuros on foot as the historical... More 

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mission hills, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It is part of the Intramuros tour and we went here via calesa ride. it still stands remarkably well w/ beautiful stained glass windows and our very own life size Pieta. Definitely worth a visit!

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Santa Rosa, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The external architecture of the basilica certainly exudes the old Spanish Philippines, just like the other old churches all over the country. Although still keeping the charm of the interior just like the other churches, it has been restored beautifully which includes air-conditioning. It's now a favourite venue for high end wedding and baptism ceremonies.

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Red Bluff, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This church is a must see, try going there early or you may be in a large line. This place is about one of the largest churches I've been to, looks very old but in good shape. Get ready for a warm one inside as well, no air conditioning, worth going.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Central point of attention when visiting old Manilla /Intramuros. Great place to watch people of all kinds, to sit down to pray or meditate for a moment and to get out of the grip of shopping street mongers.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This structure was built over 500 years ago and it is still be a place of worship. The chair of Catholic Archbishop of Roman Catholic Church in Manila. On Sunday, you can attend mass for almost every hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I visited with friends, and was awe-struck at the size of the interior. I was also humbled with the opportunity to pray here. For Catholics, this is a must-see. Just don't be put off by the vendors just outside the doors.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Manila Cathedral. 9 times rebuilt. NINE TIMES. Burnt to the ground once. Hit by EIGHT devastating earthquakes and destroyed once in a war. You would have thought they would have got the hint and moved it a few hundred meters up the road.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Went here to reminisce with a friend about a high school trip we did for the Papal visit. Renovations were ongoing but still a lovely place to visit. Was lucky enough to see that a wedding was taking place and took the opportunity to check out the procedures and cost. expensive but doable, I recommend you take a look for... More 

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Address: Cabildo cor Beaterio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Phone Number: 632 5273093
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila

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