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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 5 days ago via mobile

Manila Cathedral is one of the oldest church in the area. A place of historical interest for both Roman Catholic religion and politics.

Thank nathzniel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Manila Cathedral was originally built on this site around 1571 but I believe it was rebuilt numerous times (due to earthquakes) until this version which was built in 1879. It's a very beautiful Catholic church, featuring some lovely statues and stained glass windows (see my...More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great venue for a wedding. I was not surprised that the priest to officiate the mass was 40 minutes late. It is however the Philippines. When the big front doors opened to reveal the bride it was magical.

Thank Jer906
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a place of worship where you’ll appreciate both beauty, history and peace. Situated in the historic area of Intramuros where you can easily reach other attractions.

Thank si_Lorna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral is definitely worth popping into for a quick look while exploring Intramuros. The cathedral was rebuild after WWII, so it is a newer construction, but interesting to see how the Filipinos chose to build a modern cathedral.

Thank rorionb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous church, nside out. Destroyed and rebuilt many times due to earthquakes and war, fascinating history.

Thank frend09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historical holy place for the Christian. Nice architecture. You can see the pillar which was built many centuries ago. Interesting place.

Thank MarShahrie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister gor married here in 94. The majestic feel of the cathedral, peaceful and a real place for praying. What i like is the elegance compared to the other churches, its not colorful in fact muted which gives it appeal of highness.

Thank Felix A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral built by the Spanish and several hundred years old is within the old walled city of Manila Recently renovated . Is is the seat of the Catholic Church in this country.

Thank navyfenton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is best for those who wants to revisit their heritage while celebrating their Catholic faith.

Thank Niel M
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Response from Niel M |
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Response from Zaldy V | 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