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San Agustin Museum

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Address: Calle Real del Palacio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 2 527 4061
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Half-Day Manila City Shared Tour

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Great job on the improvements to the San Agustin Museum. I was blown away at how everything was organized.

Great job on the improvements to the San Agustin Museum. I was blown away at how everything was organized.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Brian C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great job on the improvements to the San Agustin Museum. I was blown away at how everything was organized.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This museum was great! It was well organized, beautifully done, and really showcased the history of the city. It is not just religiously focused, either-with science, art, and other secular sections. The church, however,is lovely! It is well worth the time, especially on a rainy day.

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

In 1993, San Agustin Church was one of four Philippine churches constructed during the Spanish colonial period to be designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, under the collective title Baroque Churches of the Philippines. It was named a National Historical Landmark by the Philippine government in 1976. The San Agustin Church is patterned after some of the magnificent... More 

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North Bennington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

so much to see, so much information of the old Manila and the Spanish. How they once ruled the Philipines. lots of photos, information in the museum, but lots of old buildings, etc to look at...very interesting...

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Visited here while wondering around Intramuros and was certinly impressed by what we saw. The museum is set over a large area and two floors with pleny of interesting exhibits available in the many rooms of the old building. A wealth of history and despite the of wars and natural disaters the available collections was still very imrpessive. Well worth... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I didn't know about San Agustin Museum until I got to visit Intramuros with a friend who wanted to experience a Manila tour. It was a good fun surprise for me to find out that there is a treasure chest of Filipino history hidden within the walls of San Agustin Church. This is a must-see when you come to Manila.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Very interesting museum of church history and artifacts. During a business visit we had a couple hours of sightseeing. After a late lunch / early dinner we found the San Augustin church, which by itself is a visit worth the time. However, don't leave the church without visiting its museum. All art is related to the people of the church... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Amazing ancient artifacts showcased here. Really well maintained museum. Beautiful building with great lawns.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Place is filled with historical facts about the introduction of Christianity in the Philippines. Located next to San Agustin Church home of Sto.Nino. Quiet place perfect for people who want to meditate.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

San Agustin Church is a Roman Catholic church located inside the historic walled city of Intramuros in Manila. The original structure on which this stands was built in 1571. Visit to the San Agustin Church is a must see. This beautiful church has survived seven earthquakes and two fires over the centuries and now remains as the oldest stone church... More 

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