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Guarding the entrance to the Pasig River you’ll find Manila’s premier tourist attraction. Over the years it has evolved largely into a memorial to Dr José...
The Black Nazarene, a life-size and highly revered black image of Christ in Quiapo Church that is believed to be miraculous, is paraded through the streets...
The Manila Cathedral was destroyed in WWII, but the present edifice, erected in 1951, looks suitably ancient with its weathered Romanesque facade and...
Quiapo Church is a 1933 replacement of an older structure destroyed by fire. One of Manila’s best-known landmarks, Quiapo is the home of the Black Nazarene ,...
A spacious borough of wide streets, leafy plazas and lovely colonial houses, the old walled city of Intramuros was the centrepiece of Spanish Manila. The...
Still widely known as ‘Luneta’ (its name until it was officially changed in the 1950s), Manila’s iconic park is spread out over some 60 hectares of open...
This sprawling cemetery on a grassy, beautifully manicured plot is a must-see for WWII buffs. In addition to hundreds of rows of perfectly aligned white...
After centuries of suppression by the Spanish, Manila’s Chinese population quickly rose on the economic and social ladder under more liberal administrations....
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