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San Agustin Museum

Address: Calle Real del Palacio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002 , Philippines
Phone Number: 63 2 527 4061
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Ranked #1 of 69 Attractions in Manila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

clean and quiet many visitors, the artifacts are interesting to look at , close to all amenities in the city the locals visiting as well as tourists

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Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Museum is in a state of significant renovations but about 70-80% complete. Nothing of particular note but a decent distraction for 30-45 minute visit while touring the historic quarter.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Famous for its historical significance, the museum was originally the San Agustin Monastery built in 1586 together with the adjacent San Agustin Church. The monastery was operational by 1604 but was totally destroyed together with several churches and structures within the 'walled city' during the Japanese-American War in the infamous 'flattening of intramuros' on May 1945. Rebuilt in the 1970's... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This church is massive and is still used today. There is ongoing renovation but there is still much to see . There are exhbits that are hundreds of years old , take a few hours for this one.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I’ve been going to San Agustin Church within the historic and cobblestone streets of Intramuros, Manila since my wonder years. My parents used to take me and my siblings to 30 churches every Holy Week back then, and their list included San Agustin Church...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We loved the Spanish abode, very fascinating....so much wood and art to see with such fine craftsmanship all in one spot. The Filipinos are to be commended for keep such a well kept site.

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

its nearly 600 years old history with Spanish rule and american rules in manila very nice place with lots of information u will get about how manila was that time and how is now its about knowing history please visit without kids must

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australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I really enjoyed looking at this museum. It was a very popular attraction to visit, lots of people around. Very interesting and not boring like a lot of museums can be. would highly recommend it.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We paid 100P each and I entered apprehensively through a dark corridor. What a shock. The wealth of historic artefacts and relics here reminded me of Cairo Museum in the 1990s. Some items were kept in glass but many were just 'hanging around'. In addition you get access to a 'private church' with incredible ceilings. It was a labyrinth of... More

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Rotorua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We visited yesterday (Monday a public holiday here). What a sight! So much history to share. The sheer grandness of the place catches your breath. Very happy we visited.

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