One of Manila's most famous churches, Quiapo Church gets very crowded every Friday when thousands of devotees come to ... More
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 the church is a fascinating gathering of vendors selling candles and curiosities like amulets and folk cures for obscure ailments. The present cream-colored edifice was built after the original Mexican Baroque structure burned to the ground in 1928.
Every Filipino Catholic knows the image of the Virgin Mary enshrined in this church of the Redemptorist Order. Known as
Our Lady of Perpetual Help, the Byzantine like icon is the object of profound devotion every Wednesday, drawing thousands ...
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 ...
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 ...