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Address: Plaza Santa Cruz, Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
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+63 2 733 0246
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Private Half-Day Tour of Old Manila
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Good take off point for Binondo Food Tour

The church would make a beautiful start to a tour of the local Chinatown. Its walking distance to most of the interesting points in Chinatown specially the "old" must eat... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Eleanor N

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Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The hotel is okay but don't expect too much... the hotel needs improvement esp. cleanliness and the changing of linens to new ones...

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Thank bluesapphire9260
Manila, Philippines
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is one of the oldest churches in Manila. But I suggest to be careful when visiting this. It's better to be alert but aside from that, one of the prettiest.

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Thank Luis Z
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The church would make a beautiful start to a tour of the local Chinatown. Its walking distance to most of the interesting points in Chinatown specially the "old" must eat restaurants.

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Thank Eleanor N
Catbalogan, Philippines
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77 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

With the precedence of the Shrine of the Black Nazarene, also known as Quiapo Church, some of the less known but equally outstanding sites of Catholic worship, stand silently beside and behind. Such as, the Sta. Cruz Church. In truth, its design is more contemporary than Quiapo: it is adjacent to Escolta, formerly the commercial and social 'main street' of... More 

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Thank Jun L
Manila, Philippines
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Plaza Santa Cruz is so rundown compared to the time of my college days. It is filled with street dwellers, sidewalk vendors, illegal occupants. And the place stinks with uncollected garbage

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Thank Carangal
Manila, Philippines
Level Contributor
39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Santa Cruz Church is one of the oldest churches in Manila and probably in the Philippines as well. Many people would use this place as a landmark when they are going to do meet-ups, but of course, you go here to attend the mass.

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Thank 691kim028
Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This religious place, a catholic church, was established 396 years ago as a parish for the Filipino and Chinese around the area. By 2019, they are going to celebrate its 400 years as a parish. In 1957 this parish was transformed into a Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament in the midst of Manila, by no less, the late Archbishop, Rufino... More 

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Thank Reynaldo R
Manila, Philippines
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

if you want to listen to your inner peace..go to sta.cruz church...................infront of binondo area you can see this old church..

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Thank magcie08
Manila, Philippines
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

is good , the church is very conducive for praying', excellent priest,friendly staff a nice place to visit when you want to be nearer to God.

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Thank 958carmelita
Quezon City, Philippines
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64 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Sta. Cruz Church in Manila is surrounded by three open spaces; in front is Plaza Santa Cruz where the Carriedo Fountain is reinstalled; Plaza Goiti, now known as Plaza Lacson at the rear and a wide street on the right leading to Santa Cruz Bridge.

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Thank comelycherie04

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