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Monastery of Saint Agustin, Manila
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  • The original building from the 1500's burnt down twice but the current church is now an imposing limestone building. Built to bring the Catholic religion to the indigenous animist/muslim population. 
  • Be sure to visit the current Catholic Church in Manila-the oldest stone church in the country, built by monks-Augustinians in the early 17 century and is a UNESCO monument of Japanese concentration camp were placed here, the Church was somehow restored only a couple of years ago. The best example of Spanish Baroque here. Sit down in a quiet courtyard and listen to birds singing. Very beautiful interiors and adjacent Museum with paintings and religious utensils of past centuries.
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  • This review is quite late. The Monastery of Saint Agustin was built by the friars during the Spanish occupation in the Philippines. For more than four centuries it has survived all sorts of natural ca...  more »