Category: Travel

Gujangan Ceramics

Gujangan Ceramics This National Museum of the Philippines post features the stoneware and porcelain ceramics from a 16th century Common Era shipwreck that sunk off Gujangan Island, Sulu. The site was accidentally discovered in the late 1990s by deep-sea fishermen using...

Plaza Miranda

Plaza Miranda Yesterday, 21 August 2021, the Commission unveiled a new historical marker in the plaza to remember the tragedy and emphasize the importance of safe democratic space where Filipinos, with their own voice, can air their dissent. Located right at...

National Museum Bohol Building

National Museum Bohol Building The Provincial Capitol of Bohol, constructed in 1855-1860, served as a tribunal, prison and living quarters for the Spanish military force. Built in the traditional construction of stone and lime, records show that the builders used 27,300...

Swaki

Swaki (Collector Urchin) Today’s Marine Monday, the National Museum Bohol features the Collector Urchin (Tripneustes gratilla), reef dwellers that help in the sustainability of coral reefs. The collector urchin, known in Bohol as Swaki, is an Echinoderm like the starfish and...