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Quiapo Church

Plaza Miranda & Quezon Blvd. | Quiapo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
2-733-4945
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Ranked #19 of 69 Attractions in Manila
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Very organized, there are some railings on the aisles to have a more organized flow of people taking communion. There are also some security on patrol, reminding people to watch their belongings, and sometimes assisting people looking for directions. It is close to the street though so the mass is interrupted by loud noises from jeepneys and other vehicles. Also... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Quiapo Church, formally known as the "Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene" if very well known to all Filipino Catholics. It houses the statue of the Black Nazarene and hosts the famous feast of hte Black Nazarene in January each year, with a huge street procession. The church itself has been renovated countless times, to the point of becoming rather... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Minor Basilica of the The Black Nazarene or Quiapo Church as it is popularly called, is a major religious landmark in the City of Manila. During the Feast of the Black Nazarene held every January 9, millions of devotees gathered inside and outside the church to join the procession around the streets barefooted. We used to visit Quiapo Church... More 

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Manila
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Quiapo Church is also known as the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene. The basilica is the home of the shrine of the Black Nazarene, a dark statue of Jesus Christ which many devotees claim to be miraculous. The church is of baroque style. If you are Catholic, you can hear mass here and then go around the shops surrounding... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I hired a driver for the day to take me anywhere I wanted to go at my leisure. I had really wanted to visit this locale however he didn't want to go with me here at this stop and he told me to watch my phone and to hold onto it. He sat in his car and locked the doors.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

place for christian worship, serene and clean; noon time when we were there seems to be the good time to visit it because it is not crowded.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Hard to get in because there always seems to be some huge service going on. The area around it is crowded all of the time, dirty, chaotic, and not too safe. I was content to see it from the outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I recommend all Catholics visiting see Quiapo church. I came on Friday during a novena. Although it was in Filipino, it was not difficult to follow along. I would recommend foreigners be careful for pickpockets in the area.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It is the shops around that i love more. there are lots of good buys around but be careful from the pickpockets that are roaming around.

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johnnyld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It was very busy when we went, I just felt it was a very powerful feeling of love inside the church which was very busy. It is not as big as many other churches I have been too but it was an amazing feeling to be present in one of the most important churches to the people of the Philippines.There... More 

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