Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Manaoag in Pangasinan
History of Manaoag shrine dates back to 1605 by its establishment by the Dominicans. The present church is a showcase of Romanesque architecture (the same one used by the Baclaran Church).
The ivory image was brought from Spain by way of Acapulco and venerated by many faithful Catholics who flock to the site on pilgrimages.
Travel Guide Manaoag Church
Manaoag Shrine Mass Schedules according to the official website:
Monday - Friday every hour 5am - 11am
Saturday - every hour 5am - 12nn & 4:30pm
Sunday - every hour 5am - 12nn, 3pm & 4:30pm
Feast of Senora de Manaoag: The fiesta of the Lady of the Most Holy Rosary popularly known as Señora de Manaoag, is celebrated on the third Wednesday after Easter Sunday.
Telephone number: +63.75.529.0132
How to get to Manaoag Church from Manila:
Commute: Bus companies Five Star, Victory Liner, and Dagupan Bus Line with bus terminals in on EDSA Cubao, Quezon City, have daily trip schedules that'll take you directly to Manaoag Church. Fare is around PhP231 one way and thr trip takes about 4 hours.
Victory Liner bus to Manaoag trip schedules: Sunday at 4 a.m. at the Pasay terminal and at 4 a.m. at the Cubao bus terminal of Victory Liner. Bus fare to Manaoag: PhP350.00
Other directions: Manaoag is bordered by Pozorrubio in the north, Urdaneta and Mapandan in the South, Binalonan in the east, and San Jacinto in the west all in Pangasinan.
Pasalubong: look for tupig sold in the vicinity of the church.
UPDATED: March 2013
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posted by backpacking philippines @ 9:37 PM,
- At Feb 23, 2008, 10:08:00 AM, RennyBA said...
Even if I'm quite old, I always want to go for a back packer trip to your country - a very readable and interesting post - thanks for sharing!
Wishing you a great end to your week too :-)
- At Feb 23, 2008, 4:00:00 PM, Sidney said...
Always very informative.
A wealth of information in your blog.
- At Feb 23, 2008, 7:32:00 PM, tutubi philippines said...
rennyba, you don't look old to me. i can see older people traveling around here. you ought toplay golf here :P
sidney, thanks forthe compliment
- At Feb 24, 2008, 12:31:00 AM, acey said...
oh my mum will be interested in this shrine! :)
- At Feb 24, 2008, 2:58:00 AM, sasha said...
We go to Manaoag every year. Tradition na kasi. Happy weekend, tutubi :)
- At Feb 24, 2008, 11:13:00 PM, bw said...
I have been to Manaog quite a few times. You can feel something different about the place, esp seeing people from many parts of Pinas come to see it :)
- At Feb 25, 2008, 10:41:00 AM, Photo Cache said...
my family used to go every year in may. i missed that traditional annual visit.
- At Feb 26, 2008, 12:51:00 PM, Rochelle said...
- At Feb 27, 2008, 2:43:00 PM, orange said...
i wish to go back there and hear mass not feeling too sleepy.
- At Feb 27, 2008, 2:45:00 PM, wedding glitters said...
i like the image of Our Lady of Manaoag :)
- At Mar 1, 2008, 4:27:00 PM, pieterbie said...
Wow, that ivory image of the Madonna is one great work of religious art.
- At Nov 13, 2008, 11:06:00 PM, said...
hi!!! is there a direct trip from baguio to manaoag???
- At Nov 14, 2008, 9:01:00 PM, tutubi said...
anonymous, i've heard there buses from baguio to manaoag or probably vans. just inquire at the bus terminal there or try calling victory liner
- At Dec 21, 2008, 11:45:00 AM, emerson said...
nilalakad namin to tuwing good friday ... 3 hrs walking from urdaneta to manaoag ang saya kea !!!! hi sa mga taga urdaneta!!!
- At Mar 14, 2009, 9:32:00 AM, a fil-am journey said...
Manaoag is our home sweet home! We can't wait to come back...soon! We are currently in the states but we'll definitely retire there.
Glad to come across in your site. More power!
A Fil-Am Journey
- At Jul 21, 2009, 2:07:00 AM, said...
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- At Jan 8, 2010, 10:13:00 PM, said...
Hello. My husband and I are planning to go to Hundred Islands and Bolinao for 4D3N. We are also considering going to Our Lady of Manaoag, how far is the Manaoag Shrine from Alaminos? What should we visit first? Thanks.
- At Jan 11, 2010, 11:25:00 AM, backpacking philippines said...
anonymous, sorry but i don't know but probably 1.5 hours. i've yet to make that trip from Manaoag to Alaminos for it's always Baguio to Manaoag :(
- At Feb 21, 2010, 3:18:00 AM, said...
how can i go to manaoag if i have a car?
- At Mar 27, 2010, 5:03:00 PM, said...
thank God for your blog - just has the information need to visit to manaoag. more power to you sir!
- At Apr 19, 2011, 8:55:00 PM, said...
hi.. im planning to go to this church this week. Can you please tell me how to get there? We'll be driving a van.. from Makati City.. Thanks much!
- At Sep 11, 2011, 12:06:00 PM, said...
thank you lord sa mga blessings po na binigay nyo sa amin sa araw-araw.salamat din po sa aming mga naging pangarap na sa ngayon ay dumating sa amin.pero Lord muli po akong humihiling sa aking mga pangarap, hinihiling kopo na sana po makasama ko napo mag-ama ko dito sa Ontario Canada.Tawagin nyo nalang po ako May Diaz.nag mamaka-awa po ako lord, sana manlang po makasama ko sila sa pasko.wish kolang po.at sa lahat ng aking mga kapatid at magulang naway maging maayos ang buhay nila, miss kona sila.maraming salamat po.....
- At Jun 7, 2012, 12:55:00 PM, said...
Sana po makapunta rin ako sa Our Lady of Manaoag Church
kaso wala lang ako pera para sa pamasahe kc pinagkakasya ko yung sahod ko sa pamilya ko
I really love this site para na rin akong nakapunta sa
Our Lady of Manaoag