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Address: Plaza Miranda & Quezon Blvd. | Quiapo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 2-733-4945

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For the Believers, Quiapo Church is a Sanctuary and a Place for Hope

Quiapo Church has been a landmark for the Catholic Faith in the Philippines, being the only Catholic country in Asia. The church is located in the center of Manila, the former... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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Quezon City, Philippines
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218 reviews 218 reviews
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183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Quiapo Church has been a landmark for the Catholic Faith in the Philippines, being the only Catholic country in Asia. The church is located in the center of Manila, the former capital of the Philippines. The old Central Business District in the 1940's till the 1960's was located near the Church, Escolta, Sta. Cruz, Binondo. Thus, Quiapo church is always... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Beware of pickpockets and keep your cellphone. A lot of people are going to this place because of the prices are really low. Quiapo church is very accessible. You need to walk and walk. Parking cars are really hard. If you happen ti go there, you can park at Isetan Department store in Recto. They have pay parking space. Then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

You go to Quiapo to visit the church, which is pretty significant, tour the market, which is very authentic, and to roam the streets behind the church, which is the epicenter of optometry techs, where the country outsources their eyeglass manufacturing. On any given day, there are people in church, either praying or attending mass. The church is nice, the... More 

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Bulacan Province, Philippines
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The church is located along the main road of Quiapo. It is a big church and they called it " house of black nazarene" . The design of the house is like open place where there is an entrance on both side. Plenty of chairs and you can hear the noisy outside but still can manage to have a quiet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Quiapo Church is one of the famous Catholic Churches in the Philippines and is considered as one of the famous landmarks in Metro Manila. Aside from the fact that this area is always part of the rallies but still the management knows how to handle those activities to protect the church.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The church is interesting to see, both outside and inside. A statue of the Black Nazarene is located outside, a site of devotion for the locals. A very crowded marketplace just outside the church makes the place interesting. Often it is just hard to get through, the place can be packed! The locals do not recommend the place for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It is a holy place of worship for 4 centuries .Always crowded, one out of ten is a member of pickpocket gang.They can steal/ pick your wallet, purse, cellphone in 3 seconds. Travel in groups, avoid crowd, especially at the last blessing after the mass when all rush to the altar.BEWARE!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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373 attraction reviews
278 helpful votes 278 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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