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University of Santo Tomas, Manila

Categories: Tourist Spots, Educational Sites
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4.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Tucked inside a lavishly decorated garden and lush trees stands the oldest university in the Philippines, University of Santo Tomas, dating all the way back to 1611. Admire the Victorian-style exterior, featuring a shabby stone facade embellished with numerous sculptures on top. Take a walk along the lover’s lane, winding from the picturesque stone archway through the serene garden with fountains, thick treetops, and romantic benches. The museum stretches over two floors; the first features a collection of stuffed animals from all around the world, while on the second you can admire fine ceramics, religious icons, paintings, coins, and medals. Put University of Santo Tomas into our Manila trip itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The university literally lights up once the month of December starts. It is great to just walk around the campus that was well lit by various decorations. Students, alumni, or even the faculty members...  read more »
  • It feels like you're wearing a little high school uniform, but Spain, traditional-style building and the campus can feel the mood of the quaint campus
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  • The Royal Catholic & Pontifical University of Santo Tomas is the oldest university in the country. Its nice to walk there late in the afternoon when the sun is not so hot and take pictures of the olde...  read more »
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  • When I visited UST for the first time. I'm so mesmerized by her beauty. My dream school ever since.
  • It's simply one of the best university in the country. The facilities, the view, the ambiance, the architecture of buildings, landscaping, the students have manners and class, the professors are truly professionals, the staff are kind and dedicated to their job, if you're looking for place/s to eat there's ton to choose from inside and around the university, student activities are memorable, there's nothing to complain about! ...well except for flood during rainy season.
  • Ahmmm ok.. I'm just surprized why this school has one review before I added my review.. Is it true that the students there cannot post any comments to their school via Internet? Hello UP Diliman, ADMU , DLSU, etc., as I've checked have more than 50 reviews.. Why this school can't even reach ten? Tsk... Tsk...
  • simplicity,historicity and legacy.......imbued with gracious beauty.
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