Manila Cathedral - Metro Manila Attractions

Manila Cathedral

Plaza Roma, Intramuros, Manila (across Palacio del Gobernador)


The seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Manila, is presently the 6th cathedral to rise on the site since 1581. Previous structures were destroyed by typhoons, earthquakes, fire and the last war. Rebuilt on the second half of the 50's through the efforts of architect Fernando Ocampo and Archbishop Rufino J. Santos. The cathedral incorporated the stone carvings and rosette windows of the old cathedral. Stained glass windows celebrating the Christianization of the Philippines light up with its clerestory. Mosaic artwork decorate three of its side chapels.


How to get there

From Mabini and Pedro Gil Sts., ahil a PUJ bound for the pier and get off at Bonifacio Drive Intersection. the Manila Cathedral is a 10-minute walk going towards Aduana St. As an alternative route, take any pier-bound jeepney in Quezon City and get off at Aduana Street.





Events Related to Manila Cathedral

Araw ng Maynila
Feast of Our Lady of the Immaculate Concecion
Feast of the Black Nazarene
Fete de la Musique in Manila
Metro Manila Film Festival
National Women's Month Celebration Exhibit
Phil-China Traditional Culture Festival
Sta. Anang Banak Taguig River Festival
Sto. Nino de Tondo "Lakbayaw Festival"
The Aliwan Festival

Attractions Related to Manila Cathedral

American Cemetery and Memorial
Archdiocesan Museum of Manila
Carfel Seashell Museum
Central Bank Money Museum
Chinese Cemetery
Coconut Palace
Fort Santiago
Kanlungan ng Sining (Artist's Haven)
Liwasang Bonficacio
Mabini Shrine
Mac Arthur Monument
Malacanang Palace
Manila Bay
Manila Ocean Park
Manila Zoo
Meban Garden
Metropolitan Museum of Manila
Museo Pambata (Children's Museum)
National Arts Center
National Museum of the Philippines
Paco Park
Philippine Army Museum and Library
Plaza San Luis
Quirino Grandstand
Rizal Park
Rizal Shrine
San Agustin Church and Museum
Santa Cruz Church
University of Sto. Thomas