Unique among Manila's landmarks, Paco Park is quite possibly the only one of its kind in the world. A former cemetery, ... More
Unique among Manila's landmarks, Paco Park is quite possibly the only one of its kind in the world. A former cemetery, the construction of which was completed in 1820, it consists of two circular structures containing tiers of niches (now empty) that were once used for interment. On top of both stone structures are galleries along which the visitor can take a leisurely stroll to better admire the tranquil beauty of the park. A National Historical Shrine, Paco Park serves as the venue of Paco Park Presents , a yearlong series of free concerts/cultural events held every Friday evening.
Well, it's a nice venue for weddings and a nice venue for group meetings also it has some stories that visitors should know like the fact that Jose Rizal was buried there (only few people know) and that it was built as burial ground for those who died in the epidenic during the spanish colonial period and was once used as garrison by the Japanese Infantry it was also recently featured in the Fight Ouest as a meeting place and training ground of Kali members. Its just a nice place for quiet morning walks and just a nice walk from San Marcelino St.
basically a cemetry near the former mason building where so many people were murdered by the japs
could be better maintained - also there is an interesting collection of boats that one can see in the garden next door including a life boat
Originally a grandee's summer home on the banks of the Pasig River , Malacanang Palace became the residence of the
Spanish governor general in 1863 when an earthquake devastated the Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace) in Intramuros . From ...
Ayala Bridge was constructed during the building boom of the 1920's, which is considered to have been Manila's most glittering
decade. It was at about the same time that the nation's government center (around present day Rizal Park ) ...
This part of Binondo has been a Chinese enclave for centuries. Start your tour at Binondo Church , and from
there head for the area bordered by Ongpin, Quentin Paredes and Gandara Streets. This area holds mooncakes and sweetmeats, ...
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