San Agustin Church, Manila

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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. Make San Agustin Church a centerpiece of your Manila vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Manila online road trip planner .
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  • Magnificent ... the architectural are so beautiful, its perfect. The mood and the tone are nice. If I habe chance I will go back.  more »
  • The actual San Agustin Church is richly decorated and spectacularly colourful. It is a time capsule reflecting the past glories of the Filipino Catholic Church.  more »
  • Churches as a whole are very picturesque and serene. The architecture is very stunning. No one church is the same in size and scope and each is very unique.  more »
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  • The church looks old and wonderful with western ancient design. It might look simple from outside but you must explore the nice architecture inside. You would observe 3D painting on the ceiling. During my visit, there was a wedding ceremony which make me know how famous this church is.
  • If you are a historian, better visit this place. You wont need a guide since the description are detailed here. Entrance fee is 200peso per person which is worth to get to know the 450 years old history. There are nearby attraction too.
  • One of the most happening churches I have visited so far. There was a marraige in progression and the church was big enough to contain the celebrations and usual inflow of curious tourists without even feeling crowded.
  • Absolutely beautiful. Can't wait to return to be able to see the inside for my own eyes. I'm sure pics don't do it justice.
  • Its a small but grandiose beautiful church that is both a historical as well as cultural heritage site. I lot of people wants to get married here that you need to make a reservation 2yrs ahead.
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