Old, Historic Churches of Manila

Here is the annual review of the Churches we have visited and reported on for you since March 2014…we hope you will enjoy it.

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Bamboo OrganWe are pleased to advise you that the 2015 English language edition of the HP’s Visita Iglesia is now available on the main website as well as on slideshare. This year we accompany the all 3 editions with music from Armando -V. Salarza playing the Bamboo Organ at the San José Church in Las Piñas, Manila.

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This church in Manila is the home of the only church organ made almost entirely of bamboo and bamboo products. The Church was started in 1795 and was consecrated in 1812  and the organ dates to about  1815. This is a unique and historically significant church. church in Manila is the home of the only church organ made almost entirely of bamboo and bamboo products. Construction of the Church was started in 1795 and it was consecrated in 1812. The organ dates to about  1815. This is a unique and historically significant church.

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Damages suffered in 1863

Damages suffered in 1863

The Cathedral following the 1880 Earthquake

The Cathedral following the 1880 Earthquake

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The Imus Cathedral, is an important, historic and old Church in the Manila region. You should not miss this one as it is important today in the Church in general, not only in Philippines, but world-wide, you have to read the article to appreciate why…

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 The National Shrine is located at the Baclaran Church in Manila. It is a rather modern Church and technically does not fit into the ‘mold’ of what we consider an Old and Historic Church. It was consecrated in 1958. It’s status as a National Shrine merits it consideration in our studies.

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The Church of the Black Nazarene, also known as the Quiapo Church,  is one of the oldest and prettiest Churches in Old Manila.

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