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San Sebastian Church

Plaza del Carmen, C.M. Recto | Quiapo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 734 8908
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Plaza del Carmen, C.M. Recto | Quiapo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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"steel structure"
in 5 reviews
"historical landmark"
in 7 reviews
"restoration project"
in 2 reviews
"visiting manila"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"gothic"
in 7 reviews
"asia"
in 13 reviews
"architecture"
in 10 reviews
"pulpit"
in 2 reviews
"endangered"
in 2 reviews
"worship"
in 3 reviews
"parts"
in 4 reviews
"quiapo"
in 3 reviews
"masses"
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"century"
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"filipino"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Different feels when you are inside, amazing details and craftsmanship , just need final touches.. but I really love it❤️

Thank afersantiago
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Visited San Sebastián Church and the nearby Nakpil-Bautista house with a group of friends and acquaintances. Personally I was excited but what I saw blew my mind and exceeded expectations. It is a very beautiful church, the first and only one built with steel in...More

Thank Edison1
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Very interesting our guide pointed out the things of interest for us which we may have missed on our own.

Thank Maureencovill
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Amazing church which all made of stee. it is the only all-steel church in the Philippines. It was designated as a National Historical Landmark in 1973 and as a National Cultural Treasure in 2011.

Thank jwus
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Interesting place! Avail of their guided tour if you can. It gives a whole new perspective on the church as a heritage site other than its function as a place of worship.

Thank piadiscord
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

As a tourist, I’m normally not a fan of visiting churches but touring San Sebastian moved me! I appreciate the big goal behind the church’s restoration project: to bring back a sense of community, culture, and identity to the area of Quiapo and Manila as...More

Thank Audrey F
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

San Sebastian Church, built in the late 19th century, is the only all steel church in the Philippines. It is Gothic in style and has been declared as a National Historical Landmark in 1973 and a National Cultural Treasure in 2011. Today it is managed...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

One of the best and old churches in the Philippines. Its worth a visit and experience to witness the gothic interior design of the church. when you're in Manila take a side trip visit of San Sebastian Church..

Thank allenglennmaturan
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Angels brought me there on the day of my birthday... twas Sunday aftie. In my 34 years of existence got amazed with this huge perfectly steel made church. Song of praises echoing like you really inside the temple of heaven. Solemnity is everywhere. To God...More

Thank Prince_of_Pembo
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I was blowed away by the sheer size and beauty of this church. This is well worth a look, when visiting Manila

2  Thank Michael H
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