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Address: San Pedro Street, Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
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This Colonial cathedral dates back to 1847.

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Very near the City Hall of Davao

It's a simple cathedral but for a Catholic like me it's a must-see so I can pay homage to our GOD for giving us the opportunity to visit Davao. From City Hall we just crossed the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2017
evol68
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Las Pinas, Philippines
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Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place of worship in the heart of Davao city on San Pedro.Going with family & friends.Can go by Zeep and well connected wholeover the city.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an unattractive concrete brutalist style building. I did not find it to be one of the more beautiful Filipino or indeed worldwide Cathedrals, even though I am Catholic. Even the altar was relatively bare.

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Las Pinas, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

It's a simple cathedral but for a Catholic like me it's a must-see so I can pay homage to our GOD for giving us the opportunity to visit Davao. From City Hall we just crossed the street to go to San Pedro Cathedral. Then we walked some more to go to Museo Dabawenyo.

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Thank evol68
Kawit, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The cathedral hasn't changed much, except for the altar (which is not distinguishable from new and ornate altars churches have been acquiring in recent decades) since I last visited it in the 1990s. There are a lot to be improved in the cathedral in terms of repairs and cleaning.

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Manila
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

At the center of town, right across City Hall, this Catholic Church is a monument of the piety and devotion of Davaoenos.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Close to other attractions and free entry. You're so close you may as well take 5 minutes here. Spanish architecture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We had a chance to hear mass in San Pedro Cathedral during our stay since it was near our hotel. Good thing is they have schedule for "english" because we are from Manila. Very convenient because there were fastfood chains nearby where you can eat after mass

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The San Pedro Cathedral in Davao City is located at the middle of the busy city, just across the City Hall. The church has a nice architecture where the pews are in a circular arrangement that gives a perfect emphasis on the altar. Before you enter the church area, there is a guard who will check on your bag for... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are catholic, this is the best church to visit, it's centrally located near City Hall. Just a walking distance from Grand Menseng Hotel.

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manila
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The priest was right on spot when he noticed that many tourists attended mass on that Sunday afternoon. This was mainly because of the chance to attend a mass and at the same time visit many other attractions.

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