Tag: Visita Iglesia
Visita Iglesia around the Philippines on Live Stream, Google Street View
The Holy Week tradition of the Visita Iglesia or Seven Churches Visitation can still be observed this year despite the social distancing measures, with the churches going on Live Streaming and Google providing the Street View of the churches.
Intramuros Opens 9 Churches for Holy Week Visita Iglesia
When Intramuros reopened the walled city's churches during Holy Week for the first time since World War II in 2018, it became the hub for over a million tourists and pilgrims who sought Manila's...
1 Million tourists visit Intramuros during Holy Week
About 1 million local and foreign tourists visited Intramuros as the walled city reopened its churches and streets for the annual Holy Week. For the first time since World War II, the Intramuros Administration welcomed...
7 Churches in Intramuros open to Visita Iglesia for first time since WWII
Catholic faithful looking for a new way to experience the annual Lenten season’s Visita Iglesia can now go to Intramuros, the famed old walled city of Manila. Seven churches of Intramuros are being opened by...
Pinoy Holy Week traditions: Penance and Festivities
The Philippines is known all over the world for its people’s distinctive way of commemorating the Holy Week, referred to as Semana Santa
Centuries-Old Philippine Churches to Visit This Holy Week
Holy Week in the Philippines is an occasion when Filipino families, friends, and tourists alike make pilgrimage visits to oftentimes centuries-old