Many Filipinos love to relax and have vacations during the Holy Week. However, there are also many Pinoys who would prefer to visit different churches, especially during Holy Thursday.
KAMI learned about these seven awesome Catholic churches in Metro Manila that you can visit this Holy Week for your Visita Iglesia.
According to GMA News, these churches are some of the oldest structures in the country.
1. Manila Cathedral
This church is also known as the Minor Basilica and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
It was established in 1571.
The iconic cathedral is located at Sto. Tomas, Intramuros, Manila.
2. Quiapo Church
Also known as Parish of Saint John the Baptist, the church was founded in 1588.
It houses the the miraculous Black Nazarene statue.
The address of the church is 363 Quezon Blvd, Quiapo, Manila.
3. San Agustin Church
This church, located at General Luna St, Intramuros, Manila, was completed in 1607.
4. Binondo Church
The church known as the Minor Basilica of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz and Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, is located at Plaza L.Ruiz, Binondo, Manila
It was built in 1596 for the Chinese converts in Manila.
5. San Sebastian Church
Located in Plaza del Carmen, Manila, the church was founded in 1891.
It is also known as the Basílica Menor de San Sebastián.
6. Pasig Cathedral
This is one of the oldest structures in the country, built in 1573.
Also known as the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, the church is located in Malinao, Pasig City.
7. Las Piñas Church
St. Joseph Parish Church is one of the most popular tourist spots in Las Piñas.
The church, which was founded in 1795, can be found in Quirino Ave., Las Piñas City.
KAMI is hoping that you will have a memorable Holy Week this year!
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