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Manila Cathedral

 

Who goes here :

  • √ Suitable for : Solo
  • √ Suitable for : Couple
  • √ Suitable for : Family/Group
  • √ Suitable for : Seniors

What to expect :

  • √ Historical
  • √ Safety : Some risks
  • √ Kids allowed

Essential Information

The original Manila Cathedral was ruined in WWII. What you see now is a reconstruction built in 1951, still looking properly ancient with its rosette windows, stunning stained glass, and weather-beaten Romanesque facade. Step inside to see the gilded altar and the famous 4500-pipe organ. Across the cathedral is Plaza de Roma, which once functioned as a bullring.

ADDRESS : Manila Cathedral, Corner of Postigo St. and General Luna St., Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
BUSINESS HOURS : 7am to 7pm
PHONE NUMBER : +632 527 3093
 

Pictures : Manila Cathedral

  • Manila Cathedral at night
  • Manila Cathedral Exterior
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Manila Cathedral at night

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Manila Cathedral at night



 

Tips, Comments and Reviews : Manila Cathedral

The Manila Cathedral is being renovated since February 2012, so it is closed to services like masses and weddings.

Rina L.
There is a crypt under the altar of Manila Cathedral where former archbishops of the Philippines are buried.

Joan G.
Update! The Manila Cathedral is re-opening in March 2014. There will be a special event on March 25 to celebrate the occasion and the Solemnity of the Annunciation.

Rina L.

 

How to Get There : Manila Cathedral

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