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“Popular for Weddings”

Santuario de San Antonio
Ranked #50 of 138 things to do in Manila
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Owner description: When the Franciscans' mother church in Intramuros was destroyed in the closing days of World War II, they built their new Santuario (sanctuary) de San Antonio and installed a statue of Saint Anthony that had survived the bombing of their old beloved church. Many of Manila's wealthy families reside in nearby Forbes Park and Dasmarinas Village, so this church is where most of their christenings, weddings and funerals take place.
Quezon City
Level 6 Contributor
88 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Popular for Weddings”
Reviewed July 26, 2012

Almost all my visits to this Church are for weddings. I think brides like the long walk to the altar.

The place has centralized air-conditioning and thus comfortable, especially if one is dressed up formally.

Parking though is limited thus, we usually go early to get a spot at the commercial area across.

Visited January 2012
Thank MrsLeeQuezonCity
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Level 6 Contributor
78 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Probably the best maintained church in the Philippines”
Reviewed January 8, 2012

it is in the richest neighborhood in the Philippines has secured parking is next to a supermarket and starbuck's with free parking. has nice funeral chapels and a parish center

1 Thank FilipinoBusinessman
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Makati, Philippines
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“God is present at the Santuario de San Antonio”
Reviewed December 27, 2011

The church is very large and air condition at most Saturday afternoon and all Sunday Masses. The sound system is great enabling the congregation to clearly hear God's word. I love hearing Mass at the Santuario! Amen.

1 Thank Minimi04
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