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7 Must Visit Churches in Manila During Visita Iglesia

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Here in the Philippines, majority of the Filipinos are Catholic and during Lenten Season many families will visit 7 Churches to complete their Visita Iglesia on a Holy Thursday.

Visita Iglesia

The Seven Churches Visitation is a devout Roman Catholic Lenten convention to visit seven places of worship on the night of Maundy Thursday. Following the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, the Blessed Sacrament is set on the Altar of Repose in the congregation for Adoration.

7 Manila Churches

Baclaran Church

baclaran church

On regular days, devotees are often attending mass every Wednesday and together with the novena.

Malate Church

malate church
By: Ramon F. Velascuez

One of the many favorite wedding venues for Filipina bride. Situated right in front of Raja Sulayman along Roxas Boulevard.

Binondo Church / San Lorenzo Ruiz

Binondo Church
By: Lawrence Ruiz

You will not miss this old church in Binondo Manila. I love the interiors of this church plus it’s walking distance from my favorite place – Divisoria.

Quiapo Church

Quiapo Church
By: Judge Floro

Many Filipinos believe that the statue of the Black Nazarene is miraculous and every Friday is the Novena here. Also, the fest of the Black Nazarene is celebrated every 3rd week of June.

San Agustin

San Agustin

My dream wedding church, it was one of the beautiful church inside the walls of Intramuros.

Manila Cathedral

Manila Cathedral

Many known people and celebrities are married on this magnificent and bug church. Even special government occasions are held outside of the church (before).

San Sebastian

By: Geela Garcia

A famous church in Malacanang area and said to be the patron saint of students especially the graduating pupils. Back in college we always go here to attend the mass and novena. The only steel church of the Philippines and Asia.

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Launched in 1976, the Century Park Hotel remains as one of the finest hotels in Manila. It is owned and operated by Maranaw Hotels and Resort Corporation and enjoys a mix of local and international patrons. The renowned establishment has over 500 rooms in varied types and facilities for a complete dining and leisure experience. To know more about Century Park Hotel, visit www.centurypark.com or contact information@centurypark.com.ph and telephone number: (632) 528-8888.

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