ABOUT THE MANILA CATHEDRAL

My second stop in Manila was the Manila Cathedral

My tour guide brought me here, and for the record again, you do not need a tour guide in ManilaThe second stop with my tour guide. As I mentioned in my Fort Santiago post, you do not need to get a tour guide.

DO NOT GET A TOUR GUIDE.

Do this on your own. There’s uber, so just get the app and your own travels. Don’t waste your money man!
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Anyways, back to the Manila Cathedral.

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Pretty cool piece of architecture. Went on the internet and the got the following facts about this place:

  • The locals call this the Mother of Cathedrals – this is per the tour guide don’t know if its factual or not
  • The first priest was Fray Juan de Villanueva – long time ago!
  • Pope Francis visited back in 2015 – I hope to meet the pope one day
  • Cathedral is the final resting place for Manila Bishops – good final resting place
  • Two Presidents also laid within the cathedral, they are Carlos Garcia and Corazon Aquino – good final resting place
  • It is located in the Intramuros – where it’s happening!
  • Home to large masses – cool
  • This cathedral has been elevated to the status of Basilica – not sure what the fuck that means

In other words, this place is a pretty big deal for the locals.

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The cathedral inside is like your typical church.

For the recods, I like being in churches.

There is a sense of calm, peace and quietness. Good place for reflecting life.

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Unfortunately, my tour guide was making inappropriate sexual jokes while we were inside. Errrrr ….

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Don’t get a tour guide in Manila. That is my message to you all.

I don’t know why I got one, but just take it as Choi is a dumbass.

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Interior

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Interesting

 

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Peaceful

Written from Manila, Conrad Hilton on September 18, 2017



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2 replies

  1. You put basilica and fuck in one sentence – you’ve learned more than what any guide could ever tell you. 🙂

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