The government-funded University of the Philippines opened in 1908 and is today the country's largest university system. ... More
University of the Philippines
The government-funded University of the Philippines opened in 1908 and is today the country's largest university system. This main campus at Diliman, Quezon City, covers 493 hectares dotted with approximately 26 colleges, 30 research/training institutes, 57 libraries, 10 residence halls, several canteens, theaters, a chapel and an alumni center. Echoing classical Greek architecture with its tall columns and fluid symmetry, the main administration building is fronted by the Oblation (shown in the photo), a rendition into sculpture of National Hero Jose Rizal's poem My Last Farewell.
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, ...
With virtually the whole of Intramuros destroyed during World War II, this is the only remaining repository of the wealth
that was once a common feature of Manila's churches. Formerly a monastery, the museum comprises two floors interconnected by ...
The hobbit, a benevolent dwarf, was a character in an enormously popular series of books by J.R. Tolkien, Lord of
the Rings, now a major motion picture. Based on that theme, all of the waiters at this bar are ...
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