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Santisimo Rosario Chapel, University of Santo Tomas

The UST Chapel in the University of Santo Tomas campus has always been ignored by many tourists and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Quezon City, Philippines
one of the oldest universities in Philippines

very good university and students should study well ,masters and Phd from it is a plus ,good in... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
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This is the oldest university in Asia, founded in 1611, and is one of the world’s largest Roman Catholic universities based on enrollment.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Espana St | Sampaloc, Manila, Luzon 1008, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are still some historical areas in this campus but coming here doesn't seem like a thing for outsiders. I'm not even sure if you can get in if you don't study/work here or if your purpose is not to go to the hospital.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank marlopauloroxas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The UST Chapel in the University of Santo Tomas campus has always been ignored by many tourists and residents in the Metro Manila area. To a Thomasian and I can proudly say I am having 15 years of education in this prestigious Catholic University in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just went because my father had studied there. It has old buildings and a museum we could not visit because they close it on mondays.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rauldf75
Reviewed 19 October 2018

very good university and students should study well ,masters and Phd from it is a plus ,good in medicine ,very big area ,some foreign professors teach too ,catholic based ,

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ali A
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I walk from malacanang palace to UST, can not enter. It is private place and need permit to take photo inside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bayu I
Reviewed 4 September 2018

UST is one of the oldest school in the Philippines. They have very good structures. There are also places to eat when you are inside the University and they have good hospital too!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Home of the Tigers! I really miss all the food here. Especially the restaurants along Dapitan and P. Noval. I always buy musubi (from carpark) and milk tea when I was still in college. This is a good "pantawid-gutom" Haha :)

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Shannen P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a combination of old and new. So much have changed when i graduated from High School and College.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Armcorpixel
Reviewed 9 July 2018

There's a sign at the entrance clearly stating that, unless you're a student, you're not welcome to visit here. Even for hospital patients and visitors. You're only allowed to make a right turn, park, and then immediately exit at the most inconvenient gate of theirs....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank PSStevenU
Reviewed 25 April 2018

this will always be a favorite place since this is my alma mater and a proud Thomasian! I have so many memories of this place.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Sheryl Ann D
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29 September 2018|
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Response from dra48 | Reviewed this property |
I went to UST in the context of working. I was invited by the UST BOT. Anyways, You can go to UST by self. It’ll be a free visit. Except some restricted areas, with limited accessibility, most parts of UST are opened to... More
Ralph V
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Response from Wobeenskeedoo | Reviewed this property |
i dont think they are open but you can enter but need to secure a permit from the Office of Public Relations, so best if you go during class days.
24 September 2016|
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Response from jonic557 | Reviewed this property |
for a regular taxi that normally drop off passenger to the airport terminal is P250 for a yellow taxi that cue the line in the arrival area is P500