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The original San Miguel Church was constructed in 1630s as an act of gratitude by a Spanish governor-general who had ... More
San Miguel Church
The original San Miguel Church was constructed in 1630s as an act of gratitude by a Spanish governor-general who had miraculously escaped death on a military campaign. The church also ministered to Japanese Christians fleeing persecution under the Tokugawa Shogunate, and since many of these exiles belonged to the samurai, or warrior, class, the church was dedicated to Saint Michael, the dragon-slayer. The present church, notable for the beautiful symmetry of its twin bell towers, follows the mold of European Baroque architecture. Because of its proximity, the church is often associated with Malacanang Palace .
Although adults often come here with excited children in tow, it is not always the kids who wear the widest
grins. At this "hands on" museum, visitors are encouraged to touch, smell, listen and feel numerous themed exhibits. To ...
Originally a grandee's summer home on the banks of the Pasig River , Malacanang Palace became the residence of the
Spanish governor general in 1863 when an earthquake devastated the Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace) in Intramuros . From ...
These four churches, the first of which was built by the Spanish in the late 16th century, are located in
Manila, Santa Maria, Paoay and Miag ao. Their unique architectural style is a reinterpretation of European Baroque by Chinese ...
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