The San Agustin Church in Intramuros is one of the must-see places in the Philippines. It is one of the oldest churches in the country. It is the only structure in Intramuros that survived the onslaught of the Second World War. All the "Spanish" buildings (including the Manila Cathedral, Fort Santiago, the Ayuntamiento and the Aduana ruins) were all restored after the war.
The San Agustin Church is one the "Baroque Churches of the Philippines" classified as a world heritage site by UNESCO. The church's architecture was influenced by four different cultures: Filipino, Chinese, Mexican and Spanish.
The adjoining museum, however, is a total rip-off. The 100 pesos admission fee is not worth it. There is nothing much to see there except for faded paintings, antique religious icons (which you are not allowed to photograph) and some niches.
I strongly recommend to anyone to visit the church but not the museum.
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