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Address: San Pedro Street, Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
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This Colonial cathedral dates back to 1847.

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I used to stay here nearby this place so whenever i get free time i just go here walk by. usually you can get crowd nearby the place and there is a market too so you can enjoy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tailor1989
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Surat, India
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Surat, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I used to stay here nearby this place so whenever i get free time i just go here walk by. usually you can get crowd nearby the place and there is a market too so you can enjoy nice view around the centre. its like a meeting point. Evening is so good here and this place usually get lots of... More 

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Thank tailor1989
Davao City, Philippines
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the oldest cathedral in davao city. this is were my younger got baptized. old structure but unique in design a must visit when in davao city

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Davao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church has been around for ages. It's definitely worth visiting if you are in to touring historical sites.

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Thank jedainz
Davao City, Philippines
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Best place of worship in the heart of Davao city on San Pedro.Going with family & friends.Can go by Zeep and well connected wholeover the city.

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1 Thank bhsceo
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is an unattractive concrete brutalist style building. I did not find it to be one of the more beautiful Filipino or indeed worldwide Cathedrals, even though I am Catholic. Even the altar was relatively bare.

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Thank Victorianlad
Las Pinas, Philippines
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

It's a simple cathedral but for a Catholic like me it's a must-see so I can pay homage to our GOD for giving us the opportunity to visit Davao. From City Hall we just crossed the street to go to San Pedro Cathedral. Then we walked some more to go to Museo Dabawenyo.

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Thank evol68
Kawit, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The cathedral hasn't changed much, except for the altar (which is not distinguishable from new and ornate altars churches have been acquiring in recent decades) since I last visited it in the 1990s. There are a lot to be improved in the cathedral in terms of repairs and cleaning.

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Thank STCast25
Manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

At the center of town, right across City Hall, this Catholic Church is a monument of the piety and devotion of Davaoenos.

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Thank Carmina E
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Close to other attractions and free entry. You're so close you may as well take 5 minutes here. Spanish architecture.

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We had a chance to hear mass in San Pedro Cathedral during our stay since it was near our hotel. Good thing is they have schedule for "english" because we are from Manila. Very convenient because there were fastfood chains nearby where you can eat after mass

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