Category: Travel

Tutuban Railway Station

Tutuban Railway Station Manila’s central railway station. The original Tutuban Station along Calle Azcarraga (C.M. Recto Avenue) was built in 1887. It was designed by Juan Jose Hervas Arizmendi, Manila’s municipal architect at the time. From Tutuban, railways stretched out to...

Calle Escolta

“Calle Escolta” The artwork (image above) shows another view of Calle Escolta, this time looking east towards the direction of Santa Cruz Church (not shown in the photo). Manilenyos and foreigners alike shop for commodities in the busy streets of Manila’s...

Mahatao Church

Mahatao Church DID YOU KNOW that the current Mahatao Church, one of the cultural icons of Batanes, was built in 1873? The original church was built by Dominicans in 1789. The church was declared a National Cultural Treasure in 2001. Facing...

Paco Railway Station

Paco Railway Station Paco Station was the terminus of the Main South Line and the Cavite Line. Built in 1914, the neoclassical station was designed by William Parsons, and was inspired by the Pennsylvania Station of New York City. Damaged during...