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San Agustin Church

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This is the oldest Roman Catholic church in the Philippines and was built in 1607 during Spanish rule of the Philippines.The San Agustin Church is patterned after some of the magnificent temples built by the Augustinians in Mexico.  It is located along Luna Street within Intramuros, Manila. It has survived numerous WWII bombings and the Battle of Manila. In 1976, the historical church was declared National Historical Landmark by the Philippine government, and named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.The church was destroyed, damaged, repaired, and rebuilt many times from 1574 to 1945. Now the church is a tourist destination in the Philippines. Anyone can visit the Church and attend the mass every Sunday.


Location: General Luna St, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila


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