One is hard pressed to define the architecture of the Manila City Hall. Note for instance the absence of an entrance as well ... More
Manila City Hall
One is hard pressed to define the architecture of the Manila City Hall. Note for instance the absence of an entrance as well as the random placement of the tower. Denigrated by critics when it was unveiled in the 1930s the City Hall today fascinates the viewer for precisely the same reason it was vilified, its intriguing lack of symmetry and regularity. Beautifully lighted at night it is one of Manila's most distinctive landmarks.
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 ...
One of Manila's most famous churches, Quiapo Church gets very crowded every Friday when thousands of devotees come to light
a candle in supplication to the Black Nazarene, a life size image of Christ believed to be miraculous. Around ...
This is where Presidents of the Philippines traditionally take their oath of office and deliver their first address to the
nation (Joseph Estrada broke with tradition and had his inauguration at Barasoain Church , site of the drafting of ...
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