Artemio Ricarte Shrine

Artemio Ricarte Shrine Artemio Ricarte is known as the Father of the Philippine Army, he is remarkable for never having taken an oath of allegiance to the American Government. Artemio Ricarte y Garcia is the first chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. A trusted officer of Emilio Aguinaldo, he was the … Read more

Quezon Memorial Shrine

Quezon Memorial Shrine The mausoleum has three vertical pylons that represent Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Each pylon is 66 meters tall-the number follows the age of Quezon when he died. At the top are three mourning angels that are holding Sampaguita wreaths. These “muses” were created by the Italian sculptor Francesco Monti. The monument was … Read more

Quezon Memorial Park

Quezon Memorial Park Quezon Memorial Circle, bounded by Elliptical Road, is a national park in Quezon City. Its main feature is the Quezon Memorial Shrine which serves as a mausoleum for the remains of President Manuel Quezon and his wife. The 27-hectare park was part of a 400-hectare National Capitol City envisioned by Quezon in … Read more

Quezon Institute

Quezon Institute, named after President Manuel Quezon and the home of the Philippine Tuberculosis Society, is a medical complex that was built and completed in 1938. Back then, tuberculosis was an incurable disease and it led to the establishment of the Philippine Anti-Tuberculosis Society in 1910. The society ran two specialized institutions: San Juan Tuberculosis … Read more

Philippine General Hospital

On this day, September 1, 111 years ago, the Philippine General Hospital opened its doors to the public on September 1, 1910. Administered under the auspices of the University of the Philippines, it is now the country’s premier government hospital serving the Filipino people. The Philippine General Hospital, established in 1907, opened its doors to … Read more