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Reviewed July 3, 2019

Although you must pay 200 pesos for an entrance fee,once you see inside,it will all be worth.most are Catholic relics and more, the place is so cool,here lays the remains of Spanish governor Miguel Lopez de legazpi.my German partner enjoyed his visit here.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jaan2013
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

San Agustin Church the oldest Roman Catholic in all the Philippines.
It is located within the historical walled city of Intramuros and a World Heritage Site.
The Church beautiful has Baroque Architecture as its site goes back to the times of Spanish colonisation.

The challenge for our visit was trying to get in to have a look. We went on a weekend and tourists can not go in to view or take pictures during mass services (they may attend the service) or special events such as weddings, baptisms etc.
The day we went there was 4 weddings in a row and a rather rude lady who stood there chasing people out so it took a bit of patience and perseverance to finally get inside.

There is a Museum linked with the church which requires a small entrance fee also

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank delana2015
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

The San Agustin church holds dominance over the Manila cathedral largely because it was the only major building within the walls of the 64 hectare intramuros that wasn't destroyed in the WW2 'battle of manila'. That's not to say it hasn't seen its fair bit of adversity - having been rebuilt a couple of times due to earthquakes. It is considered the oldest church in the Philippines having originally been built in stages, beginning in 1587.

As a tourist attraction there are actually '2' attractions within this church. The church itself is free to enter and in current times exists more as a living museum than active place of worship. It is a beautiful building externally and internally, although I would say pales compared to the grand cathedrals of Europe. A second attraction is the san Agustin museum which is a treasure trove of antiques which is has an entry contained within the church and costs 200PP to enter.

This is definitely worth visiting but only as part of a large tour of the intramuros area. It would best to brush up on your history before coming here as a lot of its significance is due to it's longevity.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank RowanH336
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Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

It’s actually a really beautiful church. You pay to go inside (not very much, can’t remember) and have a look around but we spent a good amount of time in here. There are lots of different rooms and we just wandered off alone, it wasn’t too busy. There’s plenty to look at and lots of history. There’s a memorial/burial/graveyard room which kinda takes your breath away. Worth a visit definitely.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Daniella S
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

If you are catholic, this is definitely a must to go place when you are in Manila. Great exhibitions and display. Quiet too so you can enjoy the visit. Very recommended.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Jemmy T
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