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Manila Cathedral

Cabildo cor Beaterio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Former Philippine archbishops are buried in a crypt under the altar of this majestic cathedral, whose 1951 completion commemorated the the five versions that came before it.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Cabildo cor Beaterio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
632 5273093

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there during mass time in early afternoon. The church was full and some people were standing. Felt strong and positive vibes inside. I was impressed how people of Philippines are very religious. Would visit this church again on my next travels to Philippines.

Thank 107rajneek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is worth visiting. You can feel the air of colonial Manila. Back in time where Manila was under the Spanish Rule. This is a must visit if you go to Intramuros. Overall this majestic structure is a sight to behold.

Thank Fernando S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first of many churches visited in the Philippines. A large and impressive structure. You can walk about freely if no weddings or mass is going on.

Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Manila Cathedral is located in Intramuros, a touristic area of Manila. Like many other constructions of this area, this Cathedral lets us recall old Spanish time. But the actual cathedral is a reconstruction after the Second World War. The inside is worth visiting.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time to visit the Cathedral after iits renovation and i must say it is worth the wait. I appreciate the efforts done, beautifully made and restored interiors and very comfortable. I also love their sound system and the monitors they have....More

Thank kengkeng1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely ambience. Sweet people. Beautiful stained class area specific depictions from the Bible. We're used to seeing Western characters in the stained glass art but the characters are Filipino people.

Thank RORY B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the finest churches in Manila, being the seat of the Archbishop of Manila. It has many stained glass windows and side chapels to explore.

Thank Marisel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is nice To walking Inside this beautiful big Church there are always a lot of people specialy in the week-end

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice to take a bike ride through Intramuros from the cathedral. Inside was nice architecture. Outside there were many persistent people selling souvenirs and bike rides.

Thank 7 degrees N
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Amazing building. air conditioned! Grand wedding whilst we looked around. Great to see Filipinos in all their glad rags. Beautiful church. Rebuilt 8 times.

Thank tandemqueen
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3 June 2017|
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Response from zaldyvillareal | Reviewed this property |
just like any part of the world. incidents like this happen and much worst. what happen is an isolated case, it is still safe to travel in metro manila so to speak.
Nigel G
15 December 2016|
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Response from jonfeaver | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open to public now
Gabby C
16 November 2016|
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Response from CruzanHamilton | Reviewed this property |
I am sure. But I didn't have a guided tour to relay any. But based on its amazing history, I am sure there are a few urban legends.