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Our Lady of Manaoag at Tierra de Maria

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Address: Tagaytay- Calamba Road, Tagaytay, Luzon, Philippines

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"A place to Contemplate"

It's a great place to meditate especially on Holy Week. Sadly many vendors are already in the doorsteps of the place and many tourists take pictures. It also has a view deck for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sol P
Davao City, Philippines
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing really to expect, if the purpose of your visit is to pray then this place serves the purpose. Quiet and small.

Thank AnLoren M
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited this small chapel on Maundy Thursday around lunch time. It's jam-packed with worshipers and vendors too. Make sure to tour the place quick as the place is pretty small, to give way to other worshipers who also wants to come inside. After praying, you can go upstairs and take a selfie on the huge Mama Mary's statue. Breath... More 

Thank Bal L
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Aside from the big Our Lady of Manaoag, the place also features a small prayer chapel featuring different Mama Marys.

Thank jansenuy
Davao City, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great place to meditate especially on Holy Week. Sadly many vendors are already in the doorsteps of the place and many tourists take pictures. It also has a view deck for taal volcano and the lake.

Thank Sol P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really don't know why I bothered to stop and look. Queues of the misguided waiting to touch statutes and pass on their wish for something/new/better/improved. It was embarrassing to see how gullible people are and they believe such patent nonsense. The carving is interesting if uninspiring and I really wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Elchimera
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and original church ... no much to visit at tagaytay but this church worth a visit .... On the way to pic nic grove ... better to visit week days

Thank eddyMONTANA
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

The vendor inside the premises of the church was kind. He even told us about the pray-answer of the church. The church is over all clean. Small but tidy.

Thank Zheline Z
Brampton, Canada
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We visited this shrine since it was directly infront of the Development ACademy of the Philippines where we stayed for a weekend.This is a shrine quite popular with tourists probably because of the belief that those who ask or offer prayers for wishes sometimes come true.If you dont have the time to visit the Lady of Manaoag Shrine in Pangasinan... More 

Thank betty l
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Called in to see what a small church in the Philippines looked like. Was impressed. Very cosy, comfortable, and the people made me feel welcome even though I was a westerner. Well done to everyone involved.

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Imus, Philippines
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

At the entrance you'll see a huge statue facing the gate. On the left side there is a religious store where you could buy souvenirs and other religious items. Before entering the place there is a mini wishing well located at the center. They sell candles there for a minimal fee. Inside, there is a place where you could see... More 

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