Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament | Things to do in City of Manila-Metro Manila

Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Built in 1926, the Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament in De la Salle University (DLSU) along Taft Avenue in Manila is the largest chapel in the university. It is located in the second floor of the south-most wing of the St. La Salle Hall, the oldest building in the university. This chapel drew its design from the art-deco style and its pews were hewn from narra and carried the Signum Fidei star, the sign of faith and the symbol of the La Salle Brothers.During World War, it became a shelter for people, as many took refuge inside its walls in order to be spared from the war raging on outside. But on February 12, 1945, as 70 people sought refuge in this chapel, the Japanese imperial army forced their way into the college and killed everyone in it. Only 10 people out of the 70 refugees made it out alive.
Open: Depends on Mass Schedule
Address: Second Floor, La Salle Hall South Wing, 2401, 1004 Taft Ave, Malate, City of Manila, Metro Manila
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Nearby attractions

Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
0.16 km away

Standing on the site of the former Manila Carnival Grounds, the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex (then known as Rizal Memorial Field was constructed in 1927 and was inaugurated in time for the 1934 Far Eastern Championship Games. The land was donated by the Vito Cruz family and the initial sports facilities - the track and football stadium, the baseball stadium, the tennis stadium, and the swimming stadium. It was recently renovated for the 30th SEA Games to occupy different sporting events.

Museum of Contemporary Arts and Design
0.35 km away

The Museum of Contemporary Arts and Design (MCAD) is the only space in Manila and the Philippines that approximates an international contemporary art museum and gallery space. The museum also showcases works of contemporary artists from both the local and foreign art scene. MCAD also proudly displays the works of its students. The museum not only acts as a creative and free space, it also can be a venue for cultural shows, movie showings, and performances, redefining the old and traditional museums.

BSP Money Museum
0.66 km away

BSP Money Museum isn’t just about money; it’s about shared memories preserved in the artform of barter exchange, coins, and banknotes. BSP Money Museum showcases the evolution of currency alongside Philippine economy and history. The exhibits are arranged chronologically from the Pre-Hispanic Period, Spanish Period, and Revolutionary Period, up to the American Regime, Japanese Occupation, and the present Republic. The highlights of the museum include fashionable barter shells, gold pebbles (piloncitos), gold barter rings, vintage circus-designed paper money, envelop-sized banknotes, and the silver dos mundos. The last is considered to be one of the most beautiful and rarest coin in the world. Founded in 1999, the Money Museum is owned and operated by the Central Bank of the Philippines, or Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

Things to do nearby

Shows and performances
1.05 km away

“Katsuri,” a timely drama about friendship and survival based on the John Steinbeck classic “Of Mice and Men.”

This production is adapted and directed by the indefatigable wife-husband tandem of writer Bibeth Orteza and director Carlos Siguion Reyna. This anticipated drama is top-billed by Jonathan Tadioan (Toto) and Marco Viaña (George), two of the most seasoned members of TP’s Actors’ Company (AC).

Written in part Hiligaynon, “Katsuri” tells the harrowing fight for the survival of the Sakada (sugar plantation) workers in Negros, and how it tends to destroy lives and the people's spirits, including families and friendships.

Mabining Mandirigma
Shows and performances
1.07 km away

Written by Dr. Nicanor Tiongson, Mabining Mandirigma “is a steampunk musical foregrounding the intellectual heroism of Apolinario Mabini, who in the second phase of Philippine revolution, displayed an uncommon vision, a warrior’s spirit, and a principled character, as he struggled against all odds to enjoin his countrymen to go beyond considerations of class, clan, economic gain, and personal ambition, so they could think and act as citizens of one nation.

Manila Bay Sunset Cruises
Local sightseeing
1.27 km away

  • Hop aboard the magnificent Prestige cruise ship for a delightful sunset cruise experience of Manila Bay
  • Take in the fascinating views of Manila lights
  • Feast upon an unlimited pizza and cocktail drinks

Where to stay

Century Park Hotel
Hotels and homes
0.40 km away

Located at the heart of the Philippines’ capital city, Century Park Hotel Manila takes pride in being your warm home in the urban jungle. With 6 function rooms and a business center, this Manila hotel Philippines provides you with what you need for your corporate and special events.Century Park Hotel Manila understands the need for balance between business and leisure. With choices of conveniences from the rooms to its facilities, this hotel also proves to be a place for a relaxing city vacation. Tickle the taste buds with delicious cuisines from five restaurants, buff up at the gym, or unwind by the poolside for that treat after a long day.

Orchid Garden Suites
Hotels and homes
0.46 km away

Ambience & Comfort
Enjoy the old world charm of our lobby, restaurant and bar. Relax in the modern comfort of our guest rooms and pool area. Do business or entertain in our function rooms and business center. We've anticipated your needs.

Ideal Location
A short distance from the international airport,we are ideally located in the Malate District of Manila. Being in the historical and cultural part of town we are a short walk away from museums and theaters. We are also beside a mall and a metro train station.

Good Service
Our staff are ready to assist you with all your needs. Many regular guests keep coming back because they always feel at home and are in good hands.

Hotel Benilde Maison De La Salle

Looking to unwind while in the city? Set your eyes on the stylish and elegant Hotel Benilde Maison De La Salle nestled in Malate, one of Manila’s bustling and historic districts. Expect unparalleled hotel experience and a standard of service that’s only set to exceed expectations. From leisure to business travelers, Hotel Benilde welcomes all guests to the comforts of its sleek, state-of-the-art features and facilities, which include high-speed Wi-Fi Internet access, a plunge pool, gym, a 24-hour business center, and more in-room amenities. Just 30 minutes away from the airport, Hotel Benilde is the perfect starting point for exploring key destinations in Manila, such as the colonial Malate Church, the Manila Baywalk, and the National Museums.

Getting there and around

Second Floor, La Salle Hall South Wing, 2401, 1004 Taft Ave, Malate, City of Manila, Metro Manila

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