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Ranked #1 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; History Museums; Art Museums
Owner description: This museum and courtyard gardens is one of the oldest stone churches in the country, having survived 2 fires and 7... more » Owner description: This museum and courtyard gardens is one of the oldest stone churches in the country, having survived 2 fires and 7 earthquakes. « less
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Ranked #2 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: This is the oldest university in Asia, founded in 1611, and is one of the world’s largest Roman Catholic universities based... more » Owner description: This is the oldest university in Asia, founded in 1611, and is one of the world’s largest Roman Catholic universities based on enrollment. « less
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Ranked #3 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Intramuros, "The Walled City," is the oldest district in Manila. This is what remains of the fortified city, which was the... more » Owner description: Intramuros, "The Walled City," is the oldest district in Manila. This is what remains of the fortified city, which was the seat of power during Spanish Colonial times (1521-1898). « less
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Ranked #4 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Historic Sites; Parks
Owner description: This museum and public park was built as a stone fortress at the turn of the 17th century and marked the beginning of the... more » Owner description: This museum and public park was built as a stone fortress at the turn of the 17th century and marked the beginning of the walled city's riverside barricades. « less
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Ranked #5 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Former Philippine archbishops are buried in a crypt under the altar of this majestic cathedral, whose 1951 completion... more » Owner description: Former Philippine archbishops are buried in a crypt under the altar of this majestic cathedral, whose 1951 completion commemorated the the five versions that came before it. « less
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Ranked #6 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Religious Sites
The altar's replica of St. Peter's dome impresses visitors to this historic church.
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Ranked #7 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Ranked #8 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Museums
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Ranked #9 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Museums; Performances; Castles
Owner description: This resort is actually a self-contained working coconut plantation and features a museum, bamboo rafts, a rural village tour... more » Owner description: This resort is actually a self-contained working coconut plantation and features a museum, bamboo rafts, a rural village tour and a restaurant underneath a waterfall. « less
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Ranked #10 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Religious Sites; Lookouts
Owner description: Also known as "Our Lady of Miraculous Medal," the Virgin Mary image in the Malate Church is where the Filipino have prayed in... more » Owner description: Also known as "Our Lady of Miraculous Medal," the Virgin Mary image in the Malate Church is where the Filipino have prayed in times of trouble for over four centuries. « less
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Ranked #11 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #12 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Historic Sites
The "Chinatown" of Manila, the Binondo area offers everything from Buddhist temples to pawn shops and Chinese restaurants.
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Ranked #13 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Ranked #14 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: When the Franciscans' mother church in Intramuros was destroyed in the closing days of World War II, they built their new... more » Owner description: When the Franciscans' mother church in Intramuros was destroyed in the closing days of World War II, they built their new Santuario (sanctuary) de San Antonio and installed a statue of Saint Anthony that had survived the bombing of their old beloved church. Many of Manila's wealthy families reside in nearby Forbes Park and Dasmarinas Village, so this church is where most of their christenings, weddings and funerals take place. « less
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Ranked #15 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #16 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #17 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #18 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Historic Sites

The Coconut Palace, referred to locally as Tahanang Pilipino, has eleven large bedrooms in themselves are worth seeing plus the many balconies, sitting rooms and 20 seat dining... more »

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Ranked #19 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Government Buildings
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Ranked #20 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #21 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #22 of 25 Cultural in Manila
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Ranked #23 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #24 of 25 Cultural in Manila
Category: Religious Sites
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