Holy Week includes Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday and Easter Sunday, all of which are significant ... More
Holy Week includes Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday and Easter Sunday, all of which are significant religious occasions for Christians. Even for non-Christians there are a lot of colorful and fascinating customs and practices to be observed in and around churches in Manila. Business grinds to a halt on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Many of the localities take the time to go on a holiday to the beach or to experience the cool climate of Baguio City. The dates of Holy Week vary every year but are usually in the month of March or April.
How did Manilans live during the Spanish colonial era? Casa Manila Museum housed in an accurate reconstruction of a 19th
century Manila residence gives you an imitation of how life was then. Each room is set up in period ...
Built in 1969, this imposing edifice still retains some of its original austere magnificence as envisioned by the architect, Leandro
Locsin. The main theater seats 1,400 and serves as a venue for performances by local and visiting artists such ...
The history of Manila is closely tied to this body of water. Naval battles were fought here, including the celebrated
La Naval de Manila in 1646, which effectively put a stop to repeated attempts by the Dutch to take ...