The San Agustin Church in Manila was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993 and is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines.
Manila, the capital city of Philippines, is a city with a vibrant heritage and culture. Located on the eastern shore of the Manila Bay, the city serves as the hub of commerce, entertainment, and arts in the Philippines. If you are visiting this county and looking for service apartments in Manila, you have numerous options to choose from, including Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila.
Constructed in 1571 during the Spanish colonial period, The San Agustin Church was built using nipa & bamboo and Iglesia y Convento de San Pablo was the official name given when the church opened.
Demolished by fire in 1574 was the very first San Agustin Church, this happened during an attempted invasion of Manila by the Limahong forces. The second church was destroyed in 1583 and based on a design by Juan Macias, the present structure was built.
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This church is much in demand for various ceremonies including weddings. This is a significant historical building can be accessed through the San Agustin Museum, a treasure house which was newly renovated.
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