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Malate Church

Remedios & M H del Pilar Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Rough unattractive place that is characteristic of my Catholic Churches in the country.

I have been in and around this church for a good long time, and it's not something that a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alberta, Canada
Huge church

Huge church that is in the middle of a very poor area,inside are many items in gold and is very... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
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Also known as "Our Lady of Miraculous Medal," the Virgin Mary image in the Malate Church is where the Filipino have prayed in times of trouble for over four centuries.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hear mass” (6 reviews)
“manila bay” (11 reviews)
“baroque style” (3 reviews)
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Remedios & M H del Pilar Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been in and around this church for a good long time, and it's not something that a non-Catholic goes near much more than once. What is good about it? It's frequently by many people during special services, and although of lesser reputation than...More

Thank danerobb
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Huge church that is in the middle of a very poor area,inside are many items in gold and is very clean,outside are many children and familys living in dirty,as was not that impressed by richness of the church and the poor outside

Thank jonfeaver
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Place is elegantly renovated, full of history with a very peaceful ambiance. Some of their priest are foreigners and they're very good in tagalog dialects.

Thank vrob26
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

It is accessible to where we stayed. The altar was nice. Songs where soulful. We will definitely come back.

Thank janelle011
Reviewed May 9, 2017

On a recent stay in Malate I was finally able to visit this beautiful church. It is easy to walk to but its proximity to the street makes getting a photo difficult. Take the time to visit.

Thank Cat H
Reviewed April 27, 2017

I was being driven down del Pilar Street when I casually asked my driver what this church was. As soon as he said the Malate church I got him to pull over so I could have a look. I had read of this church and...More

Thank Glynn H
Reviewed April 11, 2017

its hard to believe so many old churches survive in the Philippines.. this one is in a great location to visit.. its small and wonderful and definitely inspirational. if your in the area.. swing by and check it out .. I always like to visit...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Just a few minute walk from the hotel where i stayed ( red planet hotel ). A park is located in front of the church that have a good sunset view too.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Manila and the Philippines in general is home to many historic Catholic churches many dating back to the early days of Spanish rule. The church has undergone some upgrades over the years but all in all it is not much different than when originally built....More

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

The church is mark as National Historical place. Consecrated 1588, with a very long aisle. Though the inside facade of the church is renovated so the original walls are already banished. It is along the busiest road with lots of vehicle passing so be careful.....More

1  Thank eunsoohuang
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Mark B
July 8, 2017|
Response from eunsoohuang | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a parking area.