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Is also known as Manila Metropolitan Cathedral-Basilica and formerly Manila Cathedral. Located in the heart of the walled city, Intramuros. Damaged and destroyed several times since the original cathedral was built in 1581. Main fa├žade of the Manila Cathedral is graced by statues of famous saints sculpted in Roman travertine stone. Click image to enlarge

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This Church can be found in Manila, Philippines. Broque in style which faces the Manila Bay. Malate Church is also known as Nuestra Senora de Remedios, patron of childbirth. A revered statue of the Virgin Mary in her role as Our Lady of Remedies was brought from Spain in 1624 and stands at the altar. […]

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Located in Las Pinas City, south of Manila. The Church is made out of adobe (volcanic) stones and was constructed between 1797 and 1819. It was built in so called “earthquake” baroque architectural style. The Church is famous for its Bamboo Organ, a unique and historic musical instrument and only in the world. Unique because […]

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There are lots of old churches here in Metro Manila and mostly are built during the Spanish era. Most of them are in Baroque style mostly made out of heavy lumbers, Bricks and Adobe stones. Old statues and relics are very well kept but some were destroyed during the war and now renovated.

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