San Agustin Church, Manila

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#1 of 135 in Museums in Philippines
Part of a World Heritage Site with three other Baroque churches, San Agustin Church stands within Manila’s Intramuros, the second oldest church in the country. Completed in 1587, the church takes after some Augustinian-built churches in Mexico, testifying to the area's Spanish colonial heritage. Great trompe l’oeil murals on the ceiling, 14 side chapels, classical marble columns, an intricate rose window, carved doors, and a large garden make this place a must-visit and a great escape from the busy city. While on site, visit the museum adjacent to the church, which details the edifice’s rich history. Put San Agustin Church on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Manila trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 18, 2017
    The Church dates back to the colonial era and is an imposing building. A visit is strongly recommended!
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  • August 15, 2017
    It is a world heritage listed stone church. But rich is mention wedding. Interior is nice, I was overwhelmed. Manila tourism is essential.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Where can I get a non-religious point of view, it lacks knowledge and you can also here as the starting point of the journey intramuros.
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  • July 13, 2017
    I love the newly renovated interiors and displays. Nice lightings and theme. Two thumbs up. :)
  • July 7, 2017
    I feel blessed being able to visit one of the oldest Church in the Philippines.Come here to admire the beautiful architecture and stay to hear the word of the Lord
  • June 12, 2017
    Beautiful!!! One of the oldest church in the Philippines. Must go! Unfortunately didn't get to go in coz there was a wedding, heard it's beautiful inside.
  • July 3, 2017
    History lovers should never miss visiting this place... the oldest church in the Philippines! Sadly, from the bright pink it is not colored dull gray.
  • May 5, 2017
    One of the oldest catholic church in the Philippines. Nice architecture and enough parking space. The location is also historic as it is within the walled city of Intramuros during the spanish colonial times.

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