Erected in 1596, Binondo Church is one of the oldest places of Christian worship in the Philippines, but over the centuries ... More
Erected in 1596, Binondo Church is one of the oldest places of Christian worship in the Philippines, but over the centuries the original edifice has sustained considerable damage from earthquakes and other natural disasters. Today the octagonal bell tower is all that remains of the 16th century construction. The upkeep of the present church is largely funded by the Catholic Chinese community, many of whom reside or operate businesses in neighboring Chinatown .
A distinctive feature of the Manila skyline, the green and white gothic spires of the churches of this powerful and
influential religious group are as familiar a sight to Filipinos as McDonald's golden arches. Iglesia ni Cristo (also known ...
One of Manila's most famous churches, Quiapo Church gets very crowded every Friday when thousands of devotees come to light
a candle in supplication to the Black Nazarene, a life size image of Christ believed to be miraculous. Around ...
For almost four centuries Santo Domingo de Manila, the church and motherhouse of the Dominican Order, stood within the walls
of Intramuros . Moved to this site after the destruction of original structure in World War II, Santo Domingo ...