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Retablo Mayor of the San Pedro Apostol Parish Church

Retablo Mayor of the San Pedro Apostol Parish Church The Retablo Mayor of the San Pedro Apostol Parish Church in Loboc, Bohol. Retablos, also called reredos, are large altar structures with niches that hold the images of saints. Designed to awe and inspire, the faithful are made to look up with high regard at the religious images and… Read More »

Padre Burgos House

Padre Burgos House Padre Jose Apolonio Burgos. Born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, he is one of the three martyred priests known as “GomBurZa”, along with Mariano Gomez and Jacinto Zamora. They were falsely convicted as the main instigators of the Cavite Mutiny in 1872 after a short trial and were executed at Bagumbayan on the 17th of February… Read More »

Casa Manila Intramuros

Casa Manila Intramuros The Casa Manila is a colonial lifestyle museum, which features the domestic life of the upper class in the 19th century. Built from 1981 to 1983, the façade of the structure was inspired by a house that once stood along Jaboneros Street, San Nicolas in the 1850s. You may want to read: Intramuros Sites and… Read More »

Palacio del Gobernador Manila (History)

  Palacio del Gobernador Manila (History) The location of the residence of the governors-general changed several times. The main residence that served the longest, was the Palacio del Gobernador. The first governors resided in Fort Santiago. In 1599, a new palace for the governor was built near the fort. The palace had wide windows, two floors, two patios,… Read More »

Bicol International Airport

Bicol International Airport THE ‘MOST SCENIC GATEWAY’ IS GETTING CLOSER AND CLOSER TO COMPLETION! The much-anticipated Bicol International Airport (BIA) in Daraga, Albay has reached 70.89% OVERALL PROGRESS RATE! As of 30 November 2020, Package 2A of the airport development project, which covers the construction of landside facilities and other buildings, is 85.97% complete. Meanwhile, Package 2B, covering… Read More »