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Manila Cathedral

Cabildo cor Beaterio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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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.
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  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Cabildo cor Beaterio | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
632 5273093

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was my first time to visit the Cathedral after iits renovation and i must say it is worth the wait. I appreciate the efforts done, beautifully made and restored interiors and very comfortable. I also love their sound system and the monitors they have....More

Thank kengkeng1963
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely ambience. Sweet people. Beautiful stained class area specific depictions from the Bible. We're used to seeing Western characters in the stained glass art but the characters are Filipino people.

Thank RORY B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is one of the finest churches in Manila, being the seat of the Archbishop of Manila. It has many stained glass windows and side chapels to explore.

Thank Marisel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Is nice To walking Inside this beautiful big Church there are always a lot of people specialy in the week-end

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was nice to take a bike ride through Intramuros from the cathedral. Inside was nice architecture. Outside there were many persistent people selling souvenirs and bike rides.

Thank 7 degrees N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing building. air conditioned! Grand wedding whilst we looked around. Great to see Filipinos in all their glad rags. Beautiful church. Rebuilt 8 times.

Thank tandemqueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

simply worth seeing!!! if you're use to churches in Europe, surely you don't consider it as massive; but from historical viewpoint manila cathedral offers something worth checking. if you're religious devotist, just don't expect this place to be quiet.

Thank Wilwa_Tikta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cathedral have been destroyed almost every year either by typhoon or earthquake. It was rebuild again and again. This shows the resilient of God and also the people of Philippines. It's a nice cathedral, peaceful and beautiful. You can enter without paying. There is...More

Thank VinceVW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you're in intramuros it's definitely worth checking out this beautiful cathedral. it's free to enter and is still used so make sure to be respectful of people who have come to pray or worship. beautiful architecture and the stained glass inside.

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Simply beautiful well maintained. Great place to stop and contemplate for a few moments of hours if that is your desire. Wonderful beyond words.

Thank Stephen L
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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.
Nigel G
15 December 2016|
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Response from jonfeaver | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open to public now
Gabby C
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.