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San Agustin Church


Who goes here :

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

What to expect :

  • √ Historical
  • √ Popularity with tourists
  • √ Safety : Some risks
  • √ Kids allowed

Essential Information

A true survivor, the San Agustin Church was the only structure left standing after the obliteration of Intramuros in World War II. It was built in 1587 and finished in 1606, making it one of the oldest churches in the Philippines. You can get in free during a mass. Once inside, look up and appreciate the complex trompe l'oeil frescoes on the vaulted ceiling. The current structure is technically its third incarnation, as the first two were damaged by major earthquakes and the Battle of Manila. San Agustin is a working church, so don't be surprised to see weddings here on weekends. Check out the tropical cloisters and the garden out the back.

COSTS : Free
ADDRESS : San Agustin Church, General Luna Street, Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
BUSINESS HOURS : 6:30am to 7pm
PHONE NUMBER : +632 527 2746

Pictures : San Agustin Church

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San Agustin Church Manila Exterior


Exterior of San Agustin Church


Tips, Comments and Reviews : San Agustin Church

Cover your legs and shoulders before entering the church.

Joan G.
The tomb of Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, the founder of the City of Manila, is inside San Agustin Church. You can find it in the easternmost chapel of the transept.

Rina L.


How to Get There : San Agustin Church

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