Do you like visiting old historic churches? Well if you do, then contact Manila Tour agency for a wonderful and exciting Manila Church Tour, were you will have the chance to visit 5 of the most historic churches in Manila. Our Manila Church tour takes about 4 hours to complete, and in that time you will surely be fascinated by not only the rich history surrounding each church, but also the architecture and how many of the churches in Manila where built.
San Agustin Church in Intramuros
The San Agustin Church is located in Intramuros, Manila and is one of the cities oldest stone churches, built around 1589. The San Agustin Church is so beautiful, and has a really nice museum on the second floor, where you can really learn about the history of this Manila church and the Spanish Augustinian Friars who settled and built the church here.
The Malate Church
Here is a really unique and beautiful Manila church, designed in Baroque style during the 17th and 18th centuries. The Malate Church is located just across from Manila Bay, sitting behind a small park, and like mahy Manila churches the Malate church was also built by Agustinian Friars.
The Manila Cathedral
The Manila Cathedral was oiginally built in 1571 and was only a church before it became a cathedral in 1579, and has since been damaged and restored several times, by fires and different wars. The founder of the city of Manila, Miguel Lopez de Legazpi was the one to choose the location of the Manila Cathedral. From the outside of the Manila Cathedral you will see beautiful statues of saints that adorn the facade, truly a very exciting church for photographying.
The Binondo Church
A really beautiful church located in Chinatown Manila, the Binondo Church was originally founded in 1596 and served the the Chinese who choose to convert to christianity. The Binondo Church was rebuilt using granit stones after being bombed by the british soldiers in 1762, so today the only part of the church that is truly original is the beautiful octagon shaped bell tower located to the right of the front entrance.
Nuestra Senora de Gracia Church
The beautiful Nuestra Senora de Gracia Church is located in Makati, Metro- Manila Philippines, and is considered to be one of the oldest Roman Catholic Churches in the area. The Nuestra Senora de Gracia Makati Church sustained extensive damage during an 1882 earth quake, and also from the American and Filipino war that took place during 1894, therefore much of the restoration was completed with a mixture of different architectures.
The Manila Church Tour by Manila City Tour is one of the best tours in Manila for history and picture taking, we look forward to seeing you visit us soon.
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