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Plaza Santa Cruz, Manila, Luzon 2004, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I got invited to tour Ermita, we were lead to Santa Cruz Church and had a moment there to pray. I love its high ceiling and chandeliers.

Thank travelonashoestring
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Pretty church , we enjoyed so much loved the arches and Windows and color was good another friendly place we will go to again hopefully on our return trip

Thank jasonhuges
Reviewed 28 August 2018

interesting experience. the church needs improvement on its ventilation as it is hot even if there are various big fans around. the mural at the altar/front is very meaningful and detailed. it was painted with feelings.

Thank atelibra
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Philippine churches are named in dedication to the Blessed Mother, Mary. The church of Sta. Cruz Manila is named Our Lady of the Pillar. It is a very active parish and is one of the unique churches: unlike other churches which has the statue of...More

Thank Micey C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

What I like about this church is that it is open for very long hours. It closes at around 9PM so you have no reason not to drop by there to reflect, to meditate, to pray, to say thanks. Location is at the heart of...More

Thank Schweppee
Reviewed 3 October 2017

nice old historical place to be, near Chinatown area, but be careful of pickpockets as well as snatchers. by going there be simple and do not bring lots of things.

Thank gabayali
Reviewed 6 September 2017

walking distance from Quiapo Church Sta. Cruz Church is located in the heart of Chinatown opposite the Church you can find the Gold Jewelry Stores and also a lot of Chinese Restaurants

Thank wilsono848
Reviewed 28 July 2017

A very nice Baroque Roman catholic church name Santa Cruz Parish church stand in the district of the same name. Just so close to the Escolta street which is the oldest street also in Manila, the Sta. Cruz church stands surrounded by business establishments usually...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I always drop by everyday in this church after work when I was assigned in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Every night before heading home, I always drop by to have my daily Eucharistic Adoration. The Blessed Sacrament is usually exposed in the church's altar for everyone...More

Thank kajfrancisco
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

It is an old church in what used to be the prime business center of old Manila. There is a beautiful fountain in front of the church. During our visit last Saturday morning there was a wedding. It is a popular Manila Church though not...More

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