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San Agustin Church

Address: Gen Luna & Real Sts | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 2 524 7141
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Ranked #18 of 1,095 things to do in Manila
Type: Religious sites, Architectural buildings, History museums, Art museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This museum and courtyard gardens is one of the oldest stone churches...
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Type: Religious sites, Architectural buildings, History museums, Art museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This museum and courtyard gardens is one of the oldest stone churches in the country, having survived 2 fires and 7 earthquakes.
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The San Augustin Church is celebrate its 440 years old. The interior of the church is very nice with beautiful ceiling. It is World Heritage site and worth to visit

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

an important part of the intramuros, plenty of history and a beautiful sanctuary especially if visiting on a Sunday where masses and weddings give a snapshot of local life.

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Valenca, Portugal
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

interesting architecturally speaking - chinese lions at the front, only one bell tower instead of two, columns that do not hold anything (just for show).

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

A gothic styled church steeped in architectural history - the doors alone are fascinating and it is very worthy of its UNESCO status. Just as you enter Intramuros it cannot be missed or overlooked, but try to avoidf the coach parties (and possible cruise tourists who are in a mad rush). The only down side is the hawkers outside who... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

This is not just another charming church. There are a number of archives, history photos and chronicles of the history of the Philippines. Being from the U.S., I did not have a great appreciation of history of this archipelago. While the church itself is historic and charming, the aspects of the visit which makes a stop here worthwhile are the... More 

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Portland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

A typical big-city, centuries-old church, in the style quite typical to the Philippines. Originally designed by Spaniards, it is heavy in design, almost Gothic, with painted interior decorations of Jesus, Mary and other religious figures.

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Zug, Switzerland
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A Unesco World Heritage Site, we find San Agustin Church to be alluring, and the ruins connected to the church and it's history made it even more exciting to discover. One of the nicer Churches and cathedrals we have seen in the country.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Come to this church, you can see the old building of this church, antique decoration of the building, and gothic.

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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

not really worth visiting .......... in front of the church lots and lots of beggars, hustlers and (beware) pickpockets .........

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

one of the earliest church in philippines, unesco site. we went there during holy week and visit 7 churches at metro manila including manila cathedral just walking distance to san agustin.

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