The WindowSeat.ph Holy Week Guide

Where to go in Manila, Rizal, Pampanga, Calabarzon, Baguio-Sagada, Cebu and Bacolod over the Holy Week.

Traveling up north, down south or staying in Manila over the Easter holiday? Here’s list of things to do, see, eat, and where to stay.

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Okay, so everyone’s out posting photos at the beach. No biggie because you get to stay and enjoy the rare treat of Metro Manila’s less congested streets, and some relative peace and quiet.

Holy Week-related announcements and events
  1. Head over here to see The Philippine Star’s schedule of mall operations over the Holy Week.
  2. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle will be leading Lenten activities at the Manila Cathedral. Click here for the schedule, and here for the schedule of other parishes in Metro Manila.
  3. MRT, LRT and PNR operations will all be suspended from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday for maintenance and repairs.
  4. The number coding scheme will be lifted from Holy Wednesday (April 12) to Monday (April 17).
What to Do

Black Saturday (April 15):

Easter Sunday (April 16):

What to See

Go on a virtual visita iglesia via the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines through this site. But, if you want to do it for real, check out itineraries here and here.

Where to Eat

These spots will be open on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. For great Easter lunch deals, head over here.

Where to Stay

Want to go on a staycation? Tap here for a list of hotel deals in the Metro.