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Address: Remedios & M H del Pilar Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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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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Historic Catholic Church in Malate area

Manila and the Philippines in general is home to many historic Catholic churches many dating back to the early days of Spanish rule. The church has undergone some upgrades over... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeffrey A
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San Jose, California

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its hard to believe so many old churches survive in the Philippines.. this one is in a great location to visit.. its small and wonderful and definitely inspirational. if your in the area.. swing by and check it out .. I always like to visit the churches when I travel the Philippines.. nice place to sit and think, so many... More 

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Thank Scott W
Manila
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a few minute walk from the hotel where i stayed ( red planet hotel ). A park is located in front of the church that have a good sunset view too.

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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Manila and the Philippines in general is home to many historic Catholic churches many dating back to the early days of Spanish rule. The church has undergone some upgrades over the years but all in all it is not much different than when originally built. If you like to visit old historic churches and you are in Manila this is... More 

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Thank Jeffrey A
Taguig City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

The church is mark as National Historical place. Consecrated 1588, with a very long aisle. Though the inside facade of the church is renovated so the original walls are already banished. It is along the busiest road with lots of vehicle passing so be careful.. How to get there: At Pasay Taft, look for jeep bound to Quiapo- Mabini route... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

nothing special, but okay if in area - I just want to give number of stars, not write an essay! I just want to give number of stars, not write an essay! I just want to give number of stars, not write an essay! I just want to give number of stars, not write an essay! I just want to... More 

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Evergem, Belgium
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

The Malate church is a beautiful church build in baroque style. Its dedicated to "Our Lady of Remedies", the patroness of child birth. Theres a beautiful statue of the Holy Mary at the Altare. Take a moment here to rest and see all the beauty. When i was there they were doing some reconstruction works but you still could go... More 

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Thank HugoColle
Manila, Philippines
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4 reviews
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

we totaly love the place that we make it a point that we hear mass every sunday on Malate church, good people and great service same with the priests

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Thank Navo36
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

A walk down Manila bay and a visit to Malate on a safe sunny day is plesant if one is prepared to face the poor conditions of the area. Malate has an interesting history dating back to the Spanish and later to the arrival of the British in the area in the 18th century

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Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed December 28, 2016

Intersting place to visit Please Fasten the Rehabilitation of the church. near to public plaza and restaurant.

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Thank Trekker400
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

A wonderful service in English, the priest was very nice and even came up and talked to foreign visitors prior to the service. If you sit near the exits do be mindful of your belongings as this is located in a high crime area (pickpockets). As in everywhere in downtown Manila be mindful of your belongings, something you leave on... More 

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