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Malate Church

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Address: Remedios & M H del Pilar Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No

Also known as "Our Lady of Miraculous Medal," the Virgin Mary...

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.

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Beautiful old church in the middle of Malate

Old dark church with a good following of regular church goers initially run by an Irish priest Very peaceful place

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
karl m
Makati, Philippines

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Old dark church with a good following of regular church goers initially run by an Irish priest Very peaceful place

Thank karl m
Kawit, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not as grand as the Manila Cathedral or the San Agustin Church, you can visit this church to pray to Our Lady of Remedies and probably sit, meditate and relax while touring the City of Manila

Thank STCast25
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Malate Church looks so so outside but its grand interiors have been maintained. It was the venue for the golden wedding anniversary celebration we attended over the weekend.

Thank Tin Q
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We took a look when walking back from the Bay A lot of history within this church and observed a local small wedding taking place

Thank lampardTauranga
Kalibo, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

After two years, we went to hear Mass at Malate Church. The first time we were there, renovation was in full swing. Scaffolding was all over and church goers were distracted with the construction materials lying around. The church now looks brand new, with the walls polished and the yard free of litter. I like the simplicity of the altar,... More 

Thank frances i
Quezon City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Church is currently under renovation on some of it's area, but overall, this place is quiet and amazing.

Thank mharkie_boi22
Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The church was undergoing renovations when we dropped in there but we sat down, pretended it was quiet and amazingly enjoyed sitting inside the church. The church is beautiful inside and worth visiting even if you're not really into old churches. Watch out when you're out in the streets and be very careful. Don't venture out on these streets alone... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Selected as part of our tour, this church offers another beautiful sights outside and inside. It can be easily accessed within a short distance from the commercial centre. Just drop in and admire the architecture while performing prayers.

Thank James N
Bacolod, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Found in the Plaza Rajah Sulayman, Malate church has an elegant facade. Upon entering the church you are amazed by the depth of the aisle and the height of the ceilings. There are beautiful decorations. In the altar you see the patron saint Our Lady of Remedies brought in from Spain almost 400 years ago.

Thank Mgyusay
Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Malate Church is one of the oldest Catholic Churches in Manila. The renovation and restoration of this church has been undergoing for over 5 years now but it is all worth it. The architects did a great job in ensuring the old was preserved accordingly. The church is centrally located and fronting Manila Bay which offers great views.

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