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Manila Cathedral

Cabildo cor Beaterio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
632 5273093
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Introduction to Philippine History Art and Cuisine Walking Tour
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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.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cabildo cor Beaterio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I did not go on a tour. Just walked in. Obviously I now realise I missed a lot. I'm not really religious, but recommend visiting. External grounds at front are impressive.

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best place to attend mass and appreciate the church grand history of being one of the famous church in the country.

Thank Alfredo P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside part of the church showcases its big and imposing structure, an old church yet modernized in design. It offers a wow-worthy view which is perfect for picture taking. The inside is very simple, having small chapels and a simple altar.

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I often like to visit large cathedrals when I visiting cities for the first time. I've seen all of the world's largest cathedrals and many of the most beautiful and the most extravagant. I can honestly say that I thought Manilla Cathedral was a little...More

Thank Iammmattdoran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Manila Cathedral is the "main" church of the country though not very many people really regard it as such. It is near the Arzobispado, seat of power of the Roman Catholic Church where the head of the church in the country holds office. The...More

Thank LeisureTraveler8888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5 minutes by taxi from our hotel. Once you step foot on the area, you will feel like a famous person where you will be welcomed and surrounded by people who sell tours, hats, souvenirs etc. And most of them will push you to buy...More

Thank jacka384
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this church several times since I was a kid and this Church have undergone a lot of renovation through the years. Still, I can say that this is still one of the gorgeous churches here in the Philipines. I went here last...More

Thank Aniela A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attend a service on Sunday early morning. I could not understand any Tagalog but "Dona Nobis Pacem" shown on the display. Calm sound of the organ made me peaceful.

Thank naohirot2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love going to church there. Other than they have aircon there I love to hear mass there. The priest say the mass clearly and slowly. Not so slow as to make you sleepy. Other mass I attended makes me yawn. They have monitor so you...More

Thank jeant309
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A must visit when you are inside Intramuros in Manila. Even photography is allowed inside the Cathedral.

Thank Nabanita B
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shuyen2017
I'll be traveling to Manila tomorrow but with the recent incident in Resorts World, we're thinking to cancel the trip. May I know what the condition is like in Manila City now? I'll be staying in Mandaluyong. Thanks
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.
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Nigel G
Is it possible to visit the crypt of the Cathedral. I saw the entrance to the crypt on a recent visit but it was cordoned off - is it ever open to the public?
15 December 2016|
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Response from jonfeaver | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open to public now
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Gabby C
Any urban legends ?
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.
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