We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Binondo Church

Paredes St. at Plaza Calderon de la Barca | Binondo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 242 4041
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 54.50*
and up
Private Binondo Chinatown Food Tour
More Info
USD 66.00*
and up
Private Half-Day Tour of Old Manila
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The altar's replica of St. Peter's dome impresses visitors to this historic church.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“san lorenzo” (6 reviews)
“bell tower” (6 reviews)
Paredes St. at Plaza Calderon de la Barca | Binondo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 242 4041
Write a Review
Reviews (148)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you happen to be in Chinatown this place is a must to visit one of the famous church in the Philippines

Thank wilsono848
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Binondo Church is nice. Newly renovated. The plaza outside also gives you a glimpse of the past judging from the age of the plaza's fountain.

Thank Fernando S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Not much to look at from the outside but very nice inside. Historical church in the heart of Chinatown Manila worth your time if you are in the area.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It's a just church in China Town - nothing good or bad..... good to drop by if you are in Binondo Area.

Thank geokantam
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Historically, Catholic Missionaries managed the conversion of the Chinese population to the Christian faith. The church has been reconstructed many times due to natural calamities and only the Bell Tower is what remained of the original 16th century structure. The altar of the church is...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I think that this church is strategically located. With all the frenzy in Divisoria, one can find refuge inside Awed by the intricate and elaborate architecture inside the church. I think the façade was repainted. After shopping, felt refreshed as I visit and prayed a...More

Thank 77Raine27
Reviewed 19 June 2017

There are so many beautiful old churches in Manila. I think this is one of the better ones. The pink color scheme is absolutely gorgeous. It can be difficult to get a nice shot of the exterior due to traffic and other obstructions, but it's...More

Thank mitchell s
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Even if there are a lot of people in the vicinity of this church, once you are inside you will feel the solemnity of the place. I always attend mass in this minor basilica whenever i visit Chinatown.

Thank Marie Jessica A
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The church is a major landmark and adjacent a nice park in the heart of Chinatown. The church was founded by Dominican priests in 1596 to serve Chinese converting to Christianity.The church been reconstructed many times due to conflicts and natural calamities - only the...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Binondo Church is ironically designed - it is huge and beautiful, but with an obvious Chinese influence as the color red is prominent in its architecture. Inside it is high-ceilinged, with enormous paintings - you wouldn't know where to set your eyes first. The altar...More

Thank Anna May V
Nearby Restaurants
Eng Bee Tin
126 reviews
.13 km away
Wai Ying
49 reviews
.30 km away
Lan Zhou La Mien
41 reviews
.33 km away
Dong Bei Dumpling
73 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Manila Cathedral
816 reviews
.89 km away
Fort Santiago
1,557 reviews
.76 km away
Divisoria Market
286 reviews
.56 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
12 December 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from GuywithaNikon | Reviewed this property |
It's 10 min walk from the nearest LRT stop, direction already mentioned by Combat66. Another option if you are in Makati is you go to Park Square which is just in front of Dusit Hotel, in Park Square there are vans to... More
3 June 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from dred69 | Reviewed this property |
I do not see empty space inside the church... before you enter inside there's one big cross and across to it was a store where u can buy some oil, rosaries, booklets and many more. It was 12 noon when we went there so I... More