This monastery is where nuns of the Order of Saint Clare of Assisi (usually called Poor Clares) lead a life of prayer and ... More
Monasterio de Santa Clara
This monastery is where nuns of the Order of Saint Clare of Assisi (usually called Poor Clares) lead a life of prayer and contemplation, having renounced the world and earthly possessions. The church is a lovely cream-colored building that is very much in the mold of Spanish-built mission churches in California, U.S.A. Carrying on an old tradition, people often come here with offerings (usually eggs) and ask the saintly nuns to pray for good weather.
Formerly a barracks for Spanish artillery soldiers, this building was where Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippines' National Hero, was imprisoned
prior to his execution on December 30, 1896. It was here that Rizal wrote his deeply moving Mi Ultimo ...
Shop till you drop in this huge flagship store of the SM Group of Supermalls. Here you can also have
a haircut, a manicure, a massage, and do a hundred other things. You may even go for a spin ...
For almost four centuries Santo Domingo de Manila, the church and motherhouse of the Dominican Order, stood within the walls
of Intramuros . Moved to this site after the destruction of original structure in World War II, Santo Domingo ...
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