Manila Landmarks

San Agustin Church is a Roman Catholic church located inside the historic walled city of Intramuros in Manila. The original structure on which this stands was built in 1571.
Visit to the San Agustin Church is a must see. This beautiful church has survived seven earthquakes and two fires over the centuries and now remains as the oldest stone church in the Philippines. At the main entrance, there are exquisite carvings on the wooden doors. Inside the lovely, Mexican-influenced interior is designed in the shape of a Latin cross. The gorgeous ceiling was painted in the 1800s by Italian artists.


Rizal Park a.ka. Luneta is an historical park located along Roxas Boulevard, adjacent to the old walled city of Intramuros. Since the Spanish Colonial Era, the Park has been a favourite leisure spot, and is frequented on Sundays and national holidays. It is one of the major tourist attractions of the City of Manila


The Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene a.ka. Saint John the Baptist Parish or Quiapo Church is a prominent Roman Catholic Latin-rite basilica located in the District of Quiapo.The basilica is famous home for the shrine of the Black Nazarene, a dark statue of Jesus Christ many faithfully claim to be miraculous.

Manila Cathedral, located at Plaza de Roma in the Intramuros district of Manila, the cathedral was originally built in 1571.

Chong Hock Tong Temple: Built in the 1850s, this is the oldest Chinese temple in Manila.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s