The U.S. maintains memorial cemeteries in various countries around the world. This sprawling 61.5-hectare plateau, where the ... More
Manila American Cemetery & Memorial
The U.S. maintains memorial cemeteries in various countries around the world. This sprawling 61.5-hectare plateau, where the remains of more than 17,000 American soldiers killed in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II have been laid to rest, is the biggest of these cemeteries. The grand mix of white marble crosses radiating from a central chapel, freshly tended lawns, luxuriant greenery and towering trees creates a place of peace and tranquility. The south southeast side of the plateau yields a magnificent view of the countryside surrounding Metro Manila.
Filipinos and foreigners alike can view some of the Philippines' historic and cultural treasures in this Museum of the Filipino
People. Among the many displays here, the galleries devoted to the San Diego galleon merit special mention. Porcelain plates, ...
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 ...
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 ...