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Address: Plaza del Carmen, C.M. Recto | Quiapo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 2 734 8908
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Other than a visit,mass is very lively and participating.a place for the right offering,very spacy,crowded when wd occassion like Easter,but community people are discipline And... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I grew up in this church! I studied in Baste from grade school up to college. There was not a day in a week that i did not have the chance to visit this church.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It reminds me of the past, historically.Many of my friends have tied the knot in the Grand San Sebastian church.It was built in a era when we as Filipinos were under the Spanish rule.The place feels the grandeur of those times.It is a museum and yet masses are still heard there every single day.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Other than a visit,mass is very lively and participating.a place for the right offering,very spacy,crowded when wd occassion like Easter,but community people are discipline And generally a place to go to celebrate mass and solemn worship During summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The reasons I visited this church because of the weddings. I love the architecture very Baroque and Spanish. The aisle was long and perfect for wedding ceremonies. The church was serene and perfect for praying..

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was by far my favorite church I visited in Manila, but I have to say they have ruined the church. It's been painted mint green. When Eiffel originally designed the church I can promise you it was not his intention to paint the church mint green. On top of that, the beautiful stained glass has been damaged. There are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

As chaotic as Manila is, never stop surprising me with the fantastic hidden jewels! After our very very good tour of Intramuros with Greg Dorris Phone: 0916.766.9170 (Totally worth hiring him for the visit) we were talking about what to do the rest of the day and he immediately suggested to go visit San Agustin Church. When we got there,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The San Sebastian Church is my favorite in terms of architectural design. It is a splendid example of Baroque and Neo-Gothic style. Aside from being a minor basilica the San Sebastian Church is also a National Historical Landmark. The uniqueness of this church lies in the fact that it is the only steel church in Asia.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The first time I saw this church, its architectural design and color looks like it was for the Iglesia. But this augustinian church is really close to me which is around the university belt area

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

On October 14, 2014, at around 5 pm or so, I was walking up Roxas Blvd along Manila Bay, towards the ferris wheel. There were many people hanging around, some just lounging, some were fishing in the bay. I had just passed Aristocrats Restaurant when I was approached by 2 women, a chubby light-skinned Filipina with a round face, that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Nothing special. Drop in if you're near, but don't make an extra trip. It's another big church in a dirty, slummy area of downtown Manila without much to offer besides some interesting external architecture and an elaborate interior.

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