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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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We attended Christmas eve mass here and it was fantastic experience. The homely by the Cardinal Tagle only served to enhance the beauty of the church. I do recommend looking around the cathedral as the inner architecture and the interior garden is very pretty. Visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wolfisin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice architectural building.. It's really a huge church! I just Love it! You have to come here when visiting Manila, just to see or even pray here. Awesome

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank samantha_angelic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Also known as the Minor Basilica & Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, it is located in the Intramuros area. Its exterior is more impressive compared to the nearby San Agustin Church. There was a wedding ceremony when I was there. The glass stained windows...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cathedral is not very old and less impressive then st augustin. But still it is a good place to find a taxi and good place on the way to fort Santiago.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janl825
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do visit the cathedral and the neighbourhood. You will spend hours experiencing its historical charm.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tensingrodrigues
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have seen many cathedrals around the world. It is nice to visit with the usual displays of stained glass. There are beautiful crests in the floor and a display on the history of the cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barheat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this church in celebration of the Simbang Gabi or Misa de Gallo (Spanish for "Mass of the Rooster"). It is a devotional nine-day series of dawn masses. The mass starts as early as 0400H (0430H in other churches). It begins on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julius L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Built between 1953-1958, inside city of Intramuros. Beautiful inside with gorgeous stained glass windows and statues, free to enter can make donations if you choose. Close to Fort Santiago.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is located at the colonial area. It is a nice short visit. People sometimes bother you outside of this church trying to sell you their products or services.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mateo B
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

In the heart of town and being an old church it’s a must To just to stop by and enjoy the beauty. Plenty of places to eat around and just a few blocks away from Fort Santiago. There are a few signs throughout the church...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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