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Quiapo Church

Plaza Miranda & Quezon Blvd. | Quiapo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
2-733-4945
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Ranked #19 of 81 attractions in Manila
Type: Religious Sites
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Tallinn, Estonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Everybody in Manila knows about Quiapo church, easy to get to - by taxi, jeepney or a bus. Yet, I do not recommend being too adventurous and walking to that church from other areas of Manila. The Manila area where the Quiapo church is, is known as a bit dangerous for foreigners. Church itself is beautiful and has historical vibe... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Hot stuffy and a money making attraction, that is the impression you get from the outset when you arrive at quiapo church. There is no sense of divinity , no god worshipping atmosphere and no welcoming ushers prepared to explain the idolatry of saint worship or the churches teachings. Instead we experienced a sense of tourism and hustling. Fortunately there... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Your visit is incomplete without going to the "pahalik", an area where one foot of the Nazareno on the altar is exposed and you can touch it. It is located at the back of the church, climb stairs behind the altar.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

An accessible place to visit. Jeepney, bus, fx passes through the Church. A nice place to start your holy day and a weekend experience all over the area to try with your friends. After the mass, you can have few more minutes in the shops around - especially those loves novelty and other stuff for there collections.

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

For those who wants to experience and really feel and see how does Filipinos demonstrate their fate... come to Quiapo Church.

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Perth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Is in centre of Quiapo shopping district, worth a look Nothing special but very popular open air building

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Reached by public transit and a long walk to the church through shoulder to shoulder crowds shopping street side. I observed the faithful making pilgrimages on their knees; others kneeling, seated, praying, looking, taking in the sense of awe which this place and its history brings. I would love to have experienced the Celebration in honor of the Black Nazarene,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We went there on a Friday and that was so crowded inside. We just stayed at bay and listen to the on-going mass. A wide screen was placed outside for the convenience of those those who can not come in. This is the shrine of the Black Nazarene. Devotees and some other church goers followed the queue at the side... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

If you want to see the inside of the church and look around, I suggest not going on a Sunday. The church is very nice, but like all the old churches, it does not have air conditioning so it is very hot. The entire Quiapo area is always crowded, but everyone is pleasant. You can shop, eat, socialize and sightsee... More

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dededo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I think this cathedral is about 400 yrs. old. I was told it is Manny " pack man" Paquiao's favorite place of worship after a fight. Quite an historic church.

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