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.
A distinctive feature of the Manila skyline, the green and white gothic spires of the churches of this powerful and
influential religious group are as familiar a sight to Filipinos as McDonald's golden arches. Iglesia ni Cristo (also known ...
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 ...
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, formerly known as the Westin Philippine Plaza, is a luxury hotel that gives guests everything needed
for a productive yet relaxing stay in Manila. With 609 lavish rooms, a popular restaurant and bar, and great ...